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Canadian Employment - May 10, 2019

Canadian employment jumped by 107,000 jobs in April after posting a slight loss in March. In the past 12 months, the Canadian economy added 426,000 jobs including 248,000 full-time jobs. The national unemployment rate fell 0.1 points to 5.7 per cent.

In BC, employment grew by 5,900 jobs in April as a nearly 30,000 job increase in full-time work was partially offset by a drop in part-time employment.  On a year-over-year basis, employment was up 3.3 per cent. The provincial unemployment rate fell 0.1 points to 4.6 per cent.




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