Jobless Rate Inches Upwards LocallyDecember 5, 2014 9:36am
Following the loss of 10,700 net jobs across Canada last month, the unemployment rate inched upwards nationally, provincially and in Windsor.
Windsor’s unemployment rate rose to 9%, up from 8.9% in October. In London, the rate rose to 7.8%. It was 7.5% in October.
Statistics Canada says Ontario lost 34,000 jobs in November pushing the jobless rate up a half percent to 7%.
The loss of jobs across the country follows two months of strong gains this fall. In September, the economy created 73,100 jobs, 43,100 in October.