Jobless Rate Steady In Windsor

Statistics Canada reports no change in Windsor’s unemployment rate last month compared to May.

It held steady at 6.4%.

The lowest rate in the country is in Quebec City, Quebec at 4.1%, while Saguenay, Quebec had the highest at 8.7%.

The provincial unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.4% in June from 6.6% in May.

Canada’s unemployment rate dipped to 6.8% from 6.9% in May. The national economy lost a net total of 700 jobs last month, a number that’s considered statistically insignificant.

Participation in the national labour force was 65.5% last month, down two-tenths of a percent.