BC unemployment rate among the best in Canada

Canada’s job-growth employment rates lag behind U.S

Total employment in Canada was more than 18.4 million in August.

In a labour force of 40,300, the region had 38,100 people employed and 2,100 unemployed in August.

The unemployment rate for western Alberta increased slightly last month, after falling to its lowest point in seven months in July.

But in August, the number of people looking for work in New Brunswick rose to 29,700 people.

The unemployment rate on P.E.I. fell in August to its lowest rate in nearly 10 years, but it was not necessarily good news. The full-time job losses were so large they erased three straight months of gains in that category that looked to be turning the province's economy around.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting third child, reports say
She's been given strict rules to refrain from smoking, drinking, doing drugs, using the hot tub, hair dyes, or eating raw fish. An insider claimed the surrogate they've hired is in her twenties, and she was approached by Kim and Kanye through an agency.

The Canadian economy added a net 22,200 jobs in August, Statistics Canada said Friday, or above the consensus call for a 15,000 advance, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada.

Canada's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in nine years.

Over the year, full-time employment increased by 213,000 and 1.5% while part-time jobs increased 4.6% over the year. Compared with August 2016, employment in the province rose by 34,000 (+1.5%), with almost all of the increase in full-time work. It is the first time the region has recorded an increase in unemployment since January 2017, when unemployment rose to 9.1 per cent from 8.9 per cent in December 2016.

"New Brunswick's economy is growing and is the strongest it has been in a decade", said Economic Development Minister Francine Landry in a statement earlier this week.

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