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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in February

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 7.0 per cent in February. 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. 7.0 (7.1)

— Halifax 6.4 (6.5)

— Moncton, N.B. 6.3 (6.7)

— Saint John, N.B. 9.6 (9.9)

— Saguenay, Que. 9.5 (9.6)

— Quebec 4.6 (4.6)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 6.3 (6.5)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 8.1 (7.6)

— Montreal 7.6 (7.8)

— Gatineau, Que. 6.9 (6.8)

— Ottawa 6.1 (6.3)

— Kingston, Ont. 6.7 (7.0)

— Peterborough, Ont. 9.9 (9.8)

— Oshawa, Ont. 9.4 (9.6)

— Toronto 8.4 (8.2)

— Hamilton, Ont. 5.7 (5.8)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 7.1 (7.1)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 7.5 (6.9)

— Brantford, Ont. 7.7 (7.8)

— Guelph, Ont. 5.8 (6.2)

— London, Ont. 9.1 (8.5)

— Windsor, Ont. 9.2 (9.7)

— Barrie, Ont. 7.0 (7.3)

— Sudbury, Ont. 8.1 (7.4)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.9 (5.0)

— Winnipeg 5.4 (5.4)

— Regina 3.7 (4.1)

— Saskatoon 4.7 (5.3)

— Calgary 5.0 (4.9)

— Edmonton 4.4 (4.3)

— Kelowna, B.C. 6.6 (6.4)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 7.0 (7.3)

— Vancouver 6.4 (6.5)

— Victoria 5.4 (5.4)