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Average unemployment rates for major Canadian cities



OTTAWA—The national unemployment rate was 7.3 per cent in May.

Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities but cautions the figures may fluctuate  because they are based on small statistical samples (previous month in brackets):

• St. John’s, N.L. 7.7 (7.7)
• Halifax 6.3 (6.1)
• Saint John, N.B. 8.2 (8.5)
• Quebec 5.1 (5.0)
• Montreal 8.9 (9.2)
• Ottawa 6.1 (6.2)
• Oshawa, Ont. 8.2 (7.9)
• Toronto 8.6 (8.4)
• Hamilton 6.8 (6.3)
• Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 6.8 (6.6)
• Windsor, Ont. 9.9 (10.1)
• Sudbury, Ont. 7.2 (7.2)
• Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.7 (5.2)
• Winnipeg 5.4 (5.7)
• Regina 3.9 (3.8)
• Saskatoon 5.6 (5.8)
• Calgary 4.9 (5.1)
• Edmonton 4.9 (5.3)
• Vancouver 6.4 (6.2)
• Victoria 5.2 (5.0)

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