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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in August

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 7.0 per cent in August. 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. 6.3 (6.3)

— Halifax 5.7 (6.1)

— Moncton, N.B. 7.6 (8.0)

— Saint John, N.B. 8.7 (8.2)

— Saguenay, Que. 8.2 (7.9)

— Quebec 4.9 (4.0)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 7.2 (7.0)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 6.9 (6.0)

— Montreal 8.9 (8.9)

— Gatineau, Que. 6.8 (7.3)

— Ottawa 6.4 (6.1)

— Kingston, Ont. 6.9 (6.5)

— Peterborough, Ont. 7.1 (6.6)

— Oshawa, Ont. 7.7 (7.4)

— Toronto 6.7 (6.6)

— Hamilton, Ont. 5.2 (5.3)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 6.5 (6.2)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.8 (5.1)

— Brantford, Ont. 7.0 (7.0)

— Guelph, Ont. 3.7 (3.6)

— London, Ont. 6.6 (6.3)

— Windsor, Ont. 9.0 (8.7)

— Barrie, Ont. 6.8 (7.2)

— Sudbury, Ont. 7.0 (7.3)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.0 (4.8)

— Winnipeg 5.9 (6.0)

— Regina 4.3 (4.3)

— Saskatoon 5.8 (5.8)

— Calgary 6.6 (6.6)

— Edmonton 5.5 (5.7)

— Kelowna, B.C. 6.6 (5.0)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 5.7 (5.4)

— Vancouver 5.7 (6.0)

— Victoria 5.4 (5.3)