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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in May

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 6.9 per cent in May. 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. 6.8 per cent (7.5)

— Halifax 6.4 (7.0)

— Moncton, N.B. 7.4 (7.2)

— Saint John, N.B. 8.3 (8.4)

— Saguenay, Que. 9.7 (10.0)

— Quebec 4.2 (4.5)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 6.9 (7.3)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 7.4 (6.5)

— Montreal 8.1 (8.4)

— Gatineau, Que. 7.1 (6.6)

— Ottawa 6.8 (7.1)

— Kingston, Ont. 6.7 (6.3)

— Peterborough, Ont. 2.8 (3.2)

— Oshawa, Ont. 5.6 (6.0)

— Toronto 7.3 (7.5)

— Hamilton, Ont. 5.8 (5.4)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.0 (7.5)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.5 (5.6)

— Brantford, Ont. 7.5 (7.2)

— Guelph, Ont. 5.7 (4.8)

— London, Ont. 7.0 (7.3)

— Windsor, Ont. 6.4 (6.4)

— Barrie, Ont. 7.8 (7.9)

— Sudbury, Ont. 8.7 (8.6)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 7.6 (7.5)

— Winnipeg 6.2 (6.3)

— Regina 5.4 (5.4)

— Saskatoon 6.9 (7.1)

— Calgary 8.1 (8.3)

— Edmonton 7.0 (7.0)

— Kelowna, B.C. 8.2 (8.1)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 7.2 (6.9)

— Vancouver 5.7 (6.0)

— Victoria 5.7 (6.2)