Canada’s unemployment rates at their lowest since November 2008

Nov 7, 2014 | Biz/Tech, News

4221784247_9936af910eBy Lucy Sky

Statistics Canada announced Friday that Canada’s unemployment rate is at its lowest since November 2008, sitting at 6.5 per cent.

Since last October, “employment rose by 182,000 (+1.0%), with the growth in September and October of this year accounting for two-thirds of this increase.”

StatsCan also reported that the gain rate in October was among the age group 25 to 54, mostly women.

Source: Statistics Canada