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QuickList: Unemployment rates in selected Canadian cities for August

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OTTAWA - The national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in August. 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. 5.7 (6.0)

— Halifax 6.2 (6.3)

— Moncton, N.B. 7.9 (7.3)

— Saint John, N.B. 10.5 (10.9)

— Saguenay, Que. 8.2 (7.7)

— Quebec 4.8 (4.8)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 7.8 (7.7)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 9.6 (9.9)

— Montreal 8.4 (8.2)

— Gatineau, Que. 6.0 (6.3)

— Ottawa 7.1 (6.8)

— Kingston, Ont. 6.7 (6.6)

— Peterborough, Ont. 8.8 (9.6)

— Oshawa, Ont. 6.5 (6.4)

— Toronto 7.8 (7.8)

— Hamilton, Ont. 6.5 (6.0)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 8.6 (8.3)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 8.0 (8.0)

— Brantford, Ont. 6.9 (6.7)

— Guelph, Ont. 7.2 (7.7)

— London, Ont. 8.3 (8.6)

— Windsor, Ont. 8.9 (9.2)

— Barrie, Ont. 7.9 (8.6)

— Sudbury, Ont. 6.6 (6.9)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 6.1 (6.0)

— Winnipeg 5.9 (6.2)

— Regina 2.9 (3.5)

— Saskatoon 4.3 (3.9)

— Calgary 5.0 (5.3)

— Edmonton 5.2 (4.8)

— Kelowna, B.C. 7.2 (8.4)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 7.9 (8.1)

— Vancouver 6.8 (6.6)

— Victoria 5.7 (5.8)

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