QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities in September

OTTAWA - The national unemployment rate was 7.0 per cent in September. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities but cautions the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. (Previous month in brackets.)

— St. John's, N.L. 7.0 per cent (6.7)

— Halifax 5.8 (5.6)

— Moncton, N.B. 6.9 (7.2)

— Saint John, N.B. 7.3 (7.7)

— Saguenay, Que. 6.6 (6.7)

— Quebec 4.7 (4.7)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 5.8 (5.8)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 7.1 (6.7)

— Montreal 7.6 (7.8)

— Gatineau, Que. 7.5 (7.5)

— Ottawa 6.0 (6.1)

— Kingston, Ont. 5.4 (5.3)

— Peterborough, Ont. 6.0 (6.1)

— Oshawa, Ont. 6.3 (6.9)

— Toronto 7.1 (6.5)

— Hamilton, Ont. 6.4 (6.2)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 6.0 (6.8)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.3 (5.7)

— Brantford, Ont. 6.1 (6.1)

— Guelph, Ont. 4.9 (5.0)

— London, Ont. 7.0 (7.2)

— Windsor, Ont. 5.7 (6.1)

— Barrie, Ont. 8.5 (8.7)

— Sudbury, Ont. 7.3 (7.8)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.9 (6.3)

— Winnipeg 6.6 (6.5)

— Regina 5.2 (5.5)

— Saskatoon 6.9 (6.5)

— Calgary 9.5 (9.0)

— Edmonton 7.7 (8.0)

— Kelowna, B.C. 7.3 (7.4)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 6.0 (6.0)

— Vancouver 4.9 (5.2)

— Victoria 4.7 (4.7)

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