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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities for March

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 6.8 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities but cautions the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. (Previous month in brackets.)

_ St. John’s, N.L. 6.2 (5.8)

_ Halifax 6.4 (6.2)

_ Moncton, N.B. 6.6 (6.5)

_ Saint John, N.B. 9.2 (9.1)

_ Saguenay, Que. 8.1 (8.4)

_ Quebec 5.3 (5.6)

_ Sherbrooke, Que. 7.4 (7.8)

_ Trois-Rivieres, Que. 6.1 (6.4)

_ Montreal 7.5 (7.5)

_ Gatineau, Que. 7.7 (7.8)

_ Ottawa 7.1 (7.0)

_ Kingston, Ont. 6.7 (6.8)

_ Peterborough, Ont. 7.8 (7.7)

_ Oshawa, Ont. 7.5 (7.0)

_ Toronto 7.3 (7.6)

_ Hamilton, Ont. 5.6 (5.6)

_ St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 6.8 (6.9)

_ Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.5 (5.5)

_ Brantford, Ont. 5.4 (5.5)

_ Guelph, Ont. 4.8 (5.0)

_ London, Ont. 6.9 (7.0)

_ Windsor, Ont. 11.1 (9.6)

_ Barrie, Ont. 6.7 (6.4)

_ Sudbury, Ont. 6.3 (6.3)

_ Thunder Bay, Ont. 4.3 (4.8)

_ Winnipeg 6.3 (6.2)

_ Regina 4.9 (4.7)

_ Saskatoon 5.2 (5.0)

_ Calgary 5.2 (5.0)

_ Edmonton 5.3 (4.8)

_ Kelowna, B.C. 3.6 (3.0)

_ Abbotsford, B.C. 5.9 (5.9)

_ Vancouver 6.0 (5.9)

_ Victoria 5.0 (4.7)