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.