August unemployment numbers by province, city

Quebec sees lowest numbers, followed by B.C.
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 09/09/2019
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Quebec City's unemployment rate was 2.6 per cent in August. Shutterstock

OTTAWA (CP) — Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for August, by province and city (previous month in brackets).

Province

• Newfoundland and Labrador 13.1 per cent (12.8)

• Prince Edward Island 8.9 (8.4)

• Nova Scotia 7.9 (7.4)

• New Brunswick 8.6 (8.5)

• Quebec 4.7 (4.9)

• Ontario 5.6 (5.7)

• Manitoba 5.6 (5.8)

• Saskatchewan 5.1 (5.4)

• Alberta 7.2 (7)

• British Columbia 5 (4.4)

City

• St. John's, N.L. 7.9 per cent (7.7)

• Halifax 5.6 (5.2)

• Moncton, N.B. 5.4 (5.7)

• Saint John, N.B. 7.2 (6.8)

• Saguenay, Que. 6.3 (5.3)

• Quebec 2.6 (2.3)

• Sherbrooke, Que. 5.2 (4.3)

• Trois-Rivieres, Que. 5.5 (5.6)

• Montreal 5.6 (5.8)

• Gatineau, Que. 4.2 (4.2)

• Ottawa 4.9 (5)

• Kingston, Ont. 5.7 (4.8)

• Peterborough, Ont. 4.3 (5)

• Oshawa, Ont. 5.1 (5.2)

• Toronto 5.9 (5.7)

• Hamilton, Ont. 4.9 (4.9)

• St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 5.8 (5.7)

• Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.9 (5.5)

• Brantford, Ont. 3.9 (4.5)

• Guelph, Ont. 5.3 (5.1)

• London, Ont. 6.3 (5.8)

• Windsor, Ont. 6 (5.9)

• Barrie, Ont. 5.2 (5.4)

• Sudbury, Ont. 5.4 (5)

• Thunder Bay, Ont. 6.4 (5.8)

• Winnipeg 5.5 (5.4)

• Regina 5.2 (5.3)

• Saskatoon 5.8 (5.9)

• Calgary 7.3 (6.9)

• Edmonton 7.4 (7.5)

• Kelowna, B.C. 4.4 (4.3)

• Abbotsford-Mission, B.C. 5.1 (5.5)

• Vancouver 4.4 (4)

• Victoria 3.3 (3.8)

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