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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in March

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 7.1 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. 7.4 per cent (7.6)

— Halifax 7.2 (6.8)

— Moncton, N.B. 6.9 (6.6)

— Saint John, N.B. 8.3 (8.3)

— Saguenay, Que. 9.1 (8.5)

— Quebec 5.1 (5.1)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 7.0 (6.9)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 6.3 (6.6)

— Montreal 8.5 (8.7)

— Gatineau, Que. 6.6 (6.3)

— Ottawa 6.8 (6.6)

— Kingston, Ont. 6.0 (6.0)

— Peterborough, Ont. 4.3 (6.0)

— Oshawa, Ont. 6.1 (6.1)

— Toronto 7.3 (7.2)

— Hamilton, Ont. 5.9 (6.1)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.3 (8.5)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.0 (6.2)

— Brantford, Ont. 6.9 (5.8)

— Guelph, Ont. 4.4 (3.9)

— London, Ont. 6.6 (6.4)

— Windsor, Ont. 7.0 (7.7)

— Barrie, Ont. 7.6 (6.7)

— Sudbury, Ont. 8.6 (8.3)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 7.6 (7.1)

— Winnipeg 6.3 (6.4)

— Regina 5.0 (4.6)

— Saskatoon 6.4 (6.3)

— Calgary 8.6 (8.4)

— Edmonton 6.9 (6.8)

— Kelowna, B.C. 8.3 (8.1)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 7.0 (7.1)

— Vancouver 6.3 (6.1)

— Victoria 6.0 (5.8)