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Niagara's Jobless Rate Matches National Average

August 9, 2019

By: Marcie Culbert

Canada's jobless rate jumped up to 5.7 percent last month.

But according to Statistics Canada, the rate in Niagara is also sitting at 5.7

The Canadian economy lost 24,200 jobs in July.

But wage growth also jumped up to 4.5 percent, it's highest level in more than a decade.

Ontario's wage growth sits at 5.1 percent, but Quebec had the highest at nearly 6.2 percent.