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Quebec and Ontario Economic News

Job Numbers Are Up in Quebec and Ontario

November 4, 2022
Hélène Bégin
Principal Economist

  • Canada added a robust 108,300 jobs in October, concentrated mainly in Ontario (+42,700) and Quebec (+27,800). 
  • For Ontario, it marks the first increase in jobs since May, most of them part-time (+37,400). 
  • Quebec’s increase is comparable to the one it recorded in August, after a flat September. Full-time employment grew by 64,600 jobs in October.
  • In Ontario, the unemployment rate edged up from 5.8% in September to 5.9% in October as the labour force increased sharply.
  • In Quebec, the unemployment rate fell to 4.1% in October from September’s 4.4%.

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