Unemployment Rate Unchanged in Winnipeg & Manitoba

Unemployment Rate Unchanged

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent in April. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three−month moving average unemployment rates for major cities. It cautions, however, that the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples.

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

— St. John’s, N.L. 8.6 per cent (8.6)

— Halifax 5.6 (6.0)

— Moncton, N.B. 5.7 (5.7)

— Saint John, N.B. 6.5 (6.9)

— Saguenay, Que. 5.8 (5.6)

— Quebec 3.7 (3.6)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 5.5 (5.7)

— Trois−Rivieres, Que. 5.5 (5.4)

— Montreal 6.1 (6.1)

— Gatineau, Que. 4.8 (4.7)

— Ottawa 4.2 (4.9)

— Kingston, Ont. 4.9 (5.4)

— Peterborough, Ont. 3.8 (4.8)

— Oshawa, Ont. 4.4 (4.5)

— Toronto 5.9 (5.8)

— Hamilton, Ont. 5.3 (5.3)

— St. Catharines−Niagara, Ont. 5.8 (5.6)

— Kitchener−Cambridge−Waterloo, Ont. 5.4 (5.1)

— Brantford, Ont. 7.2 (6.7)

— Guelph, Ont. 4.8 (4.9)

— London, Ont. 5.7 (6.3)

— Windsor, Ont. 5.5 (5.2)

— Barrie, Ont. 8.4 (8.8)

— Sudbury, Ont. 7.2 (6.8)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.1 (5.1)

— Winnipeg 6.5 (6.3)

— Regina 5.7 (5.0)

— Saskatoon 6.7 (6.5)

— Calgary 8.0 (8.2)

— Edmonton 6.6 (6.7)

— Kelowna, B.C. 4.8 (5.2)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 4.4 (4.0)

— Vancouver 4.1 (4.0)

— Victoria 4.2 (4.5)

Canada’s national unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent in April. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador 14.5 per cent (14.2)

— Prince Edward Island 11.2 (10.3)

— Nova Scotia 6.7 (7.4)

— New Brunswick 8.0 (8.0)

— Quebec 5.4 (5.6)

— Ontario 5.6 (5.5)

— Manitoba 6.1 (6.2)

— Saskatchewan 6.3 (5.8)

— Alberta 6.7 (6.3)

— British Columbia 5.0 (4.7)

The Canadian Press

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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