Northeast B.C. unemployment rate sits at 9.7%

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – In October, Northeast B.C. had the highest unemployment rate in the province at 9.7%. There are 38,100 people currently working in the Northeast according to B.C. stats.

The unemployment rate in September was 9.4%.

Overall, B.C. had the lowest unemployment rate in Canada at 5.8%.

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In Canada, the unemployment rate stayed the same at 7.0%. There was a increase in total employment with part-time jobs seeing the major increase. There were 43,900 jobs added in October.

The Lower Mainland/Southwest has the lowest unemployment rate in the province at 5.3%.

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