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Where the jobs are: Jobless rates for provinces, cities

Job seekers look for positions at computer stations at a Manpower Canada office in Toronto.

Michelle Siu/The Globe and Mail

By province:

Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in December. Here's what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland 11.5 (12.5)
  • Prince Edward Island 11.0 (11.4)
  • Nova Scotia 9.3 (8.8)
  • New Brunswick 10.8 (11.2)
  • Quebec 7.3 (7.6)
  • Ontario 7.9 (7.9)
  • Manitoba 5.2 (5.3)
  • Saskatchewan 4.6 (4.5)
  • Alberta 4.5 (4.2)
  • British Columbia (6.5) (6.8)

By cities:

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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 (6.9)
  • Halifax 6.3 (5.7)
  • Moncton, N.B. 6.5 (7.1)
  • Saint John, N.B. 9.9 (9.3)
  • Saguenay, Que. 9.8 (8.3)
  • Quebec 4.9 (5.1)
  • Sherbrooke, Que. 6.9 (7.5)
  • Trois-Rivieres, Que. 8.0 (7.9)
  • Montreal 8.0 (8.3)
  • Gatineau, Que. 6.5 (6.3)
  • Ottawa 6.7 (6.8)
  • Kingston, Ont. 7.3 (7.0)
  • Peterborough, Ont. 8.5 (7.0)
  • Oshawa, Ont. 9.5 (9.0)
  • Toronto 8.3 (8.4)
  • Hamilton, Ont. 5.9 (6.1)
  • St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 7.8 (8.2)
  • Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.7 (6.3)
  • Brantford, Ont. 8.2 (8.2)
  • Guelph, Ont. 6.3 (6.4)
  • London, Ont. 8.6 (8.5)
  • Windsor, Ont. 10.5 (10.0)
  • Barrie, Ont. 7.4 (7.4)
  • Sudbury, Ont. 6.8 (6.5)
  • Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.0 (5.6)
  • Winnipeg 5.6 (5.3)
  • Regina 4.3 (4.0)
  • Saskatoon 5.5 (5.5)
  • Calgary 4.6 (4.7)
  • Edmonton 4.3 (4.1)
  • Kelowna, B.C. 7.5 (7.8)
  • Abbotsford, B.C. 7.7 (7.4)
  • Vancouver 6.9 (7.2)
  • Victoria 5.4 (5.4)
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