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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for August, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in August. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

_ Newfoundland and Labrador 12.1 per cent (12.7)

_ Prince Edward Island 10.6 per cent (9.6)

_ Nova Scotia 7.8 per cent (8.4)

_ New Brunswick 9.3 per cent (9.3)

_ Quebec 5.8 per cent (6.1)

_ Ontario 7.6 per cent (8.0)

_ Manitoba 5.7 per cent (6.1)

_ Saskatchewan 7.0 per cent (7.0)

_ Alberta 7.9 per cent (8.5)

_ British Columbia 6.2 per cent (6.6)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 10, 2021 and was generated automatically.

The Canadian Press