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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in January

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 7.2 per cent in January. 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. 6.7 per cent (6.4)

— Halifax 6.5 (6.2)

— Moncton, N.B. 6.2 (6.2)

— Saint John, N.B. 8.3 (7.9)

— Saguenay, Que. 7.6 (7.4)

— Quebec 5.2 (4.9)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 6.6 (6.6)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 7.3 (7.3)

— Montreal 8.6 (8.7)

— Gatineau, Que. 6.1 (6.0)

— Ottawa 6.4 (6.3)

— Kingston, Ont. 6.3 (6.4)

— Peterborough, Ont. 6.7 (7.6)

— Oshawa, Ont. 6.4 (6.9)

— Toronto 7.1 (7.0)

— Hamilton, Ont. 6.4 (5.9)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.6 (8.0)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.5 (6.4)

— Brantford, Ont. 5.8 (4.9)

— Guelph, Ont. 4.0 (4.2)

— London, Ont. 5.8 (6.1)

— Windsor, Ont. 9.3 (9.7)

— Barrie, Ont. 6.4 (6.4)

— Sudbury, Ont. 8.6 (8.4)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 6.5 (5.8)

— Winnipeg 6.3 (6.2)

— Regina 4.3 (4.2)

— Saskatoon 6.1 (6.4)

— Calgary 7.7 (7.0)

— Edmonton 6.5 (6.3)

— Kelowna, B.C. 7.6 (6.8)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 7.3 (7.6)

— Vancouver 5.7 (5.7)

— Victoria 5.8 (6.1)