Employment Falls in Quebec after Exceptional Gains, but Continues to Rise in Ontario
Quebec shed 15,500 jobs in February, a departure from the strong increases seen in previous months.
Employment continued to rise in Ontario, albeit at a slower pace than in previous months, with 15,600 jobs added in February.
The unemployment rate rose to 4.1% in Quebec this month, up slightly from January’s all-time low of 3.9%. Ontario’s unemployment rate edged down from 5.2% to 5.1%.
See the full publication in PDF.
Contact our economists
Elsewhere in Canada:
1-866-866-7000 This link will launch your default phone software.