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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by Canadian city

A steel worker builds a structure in Ottawa on March 5, 2018. The national unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
April 05, 2019 - 5:50 AM

OTTAWA - The national unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities. It cautions, however, that the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. Here are the jobless rates last month by city (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

— St. John's, N.L. 7.8 per cent (7.4)

— Halifax 4.9 (4.9)

— Moncton, N.B. 5.8 (5.8)

— Saint John, N.B. 5.6 (6.0)

— Saguenay, Que. 4.8 (4.9)

— Quebec 3.6 (3.9)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 3.8 (4.4)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 5.4 (5.3)

— Montreal 5.7 (5.9)

— Gatineau, Que. 5.5 (5.2)

— Ottawa 4.9 (5.0)

— Kingston, Ont. 4.8 (5.3)

— Peterborough, Ont. 6.7 (6.6)

— Oshawa, Ont. 5.0 (5.1)

— Toronto 6.6 (6.3)

— Hamilton, Ont. 3.5 (3.7)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 6.6 (6.8)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 4.7 (4.7)

— Brantford, Ont. 4.7 (4.6)

— Guelph, Ont. 2.2 (1.7)

— London, Ont. 5.0 (5.4)

— Windsor, Ont. 5.5 (5.2)

— Barrie, Ont. 6.3 (5.2)

— Sudbury, Ont. 5.9 (6.0)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 6.3 (6.0)

— Winnipeg 5.4 (5.6)

— Regina 4.6 (4.8)

— Saskatoon 6.1 (6.1)

— Calgary 7.7 (7.6)

— Edmonton 7.1 (7.0)

— Kelowna, B.C. 3.9 (3.5)

— Abbotsford-Mission, B.C. 5.4 (5.0)

— Vancouver 4.8 (4.9)

— Victoria 3.0 (3.2)

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