Friday, August 5, 2011

Montreal's Jobless Rate Is Unchanged At 8%

Jobless Rate Drops To 7.2% -- CBC

Canada's unemployment rate dipped to 7.2 per cent in July as the economy added 7,100 new jobs, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

It was the fourth straight month of job growth, although the gain was weaker than the 15,000 to 20,000 new jobs economists had been expecting.

Statistics Canada said the unemployment rate dipped mainly because almost 29,000 people left the labour force and were no longer actively looking for work.

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My Comment: Quebec's overall rate decreased to 7.2%

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