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Provincial unemployment rates for September


October 9, 2020
By The Canadian Press

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OTTAWA — Canada’s national unemployment rate was 9.0 per cent in September.

Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 14.8 per cent (13.1)
  • Prince Edward Island 10.1 per cent (10.7)
  • Nova Scotia 7.9 per cent (10.3)
  • New Brunswick 10.4 per cent (9.4)
  • Quebec 7.4 per cent (8.7)
  • Ontario 9.5 per cent (10.6)
  • Manitoba 7.0 per cent (8.1)
  • Saskatchewan 6.8 per cent (7.9)
  • Alberta 11.7 per cent (11.8)
  • British Columbia 8.4 per cent (10.7)

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