Unemployment rates dropped in Edmonton and Calgary, in a Sept. 4, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Here’s a quick glance at unemployment rates for August, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 10.2 per cent in August. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities. It cautions, however, that the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. Here are the jobless rates last month by city (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

_ St. John’s, N.L. 10.5 per cent (11.7)

_ Halifax 10.1 per cent (10.9)

_ Moncton, N.B. 7.0 per cent (8.2)

_ Saint John, N.B. 9.7 per cent (9.8)

_ Saguenay, Que. 6.3 per cent (8.3)

_ Quebec City 6.3 per cent (8.6)

_ Sherbrooke, Que. 8.2 per cent (8.7)

_ Trois-Rivieres, Que. 7.6 per cent (9.8)

_ Montreal 11.8 per cent (13.0)

_ Gatineau, Que. 8.1 per cent (9.1)

_ Ottawa 9.5 per cent (9.2)

_ Kingston, Ont. 10.1 per cent (11.3)

_ Peterborough, Ont. 10.0 per cent (10.6)

_ Oshawa, Ont. 11.4 per cent (12.4)

_ Toronto 13.9 per cent (14.7)

_ Hamilton, Ont. 10.0 per cent (11.3)

_ St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 11.3 per cent (12.5)

_ Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 12.9 per cent (12.9)

_ Brantford, Ont. 9.8 per cent (10.6)

_ Guelph, Ont. 11.1 per cent (13.8)

_ London, Ont. 9.3 per cent (10.5)

_ Windsor, Ont. 10.1 per cent (12.5)

_ Barrie, Ont. 9.2 per cent (9.7)

_ Greater Sudbury, Ont. 8.6 per cent (9.2)

_ Thunder Bay, Ont. 9.2 per cent (10.3)

_ Winnipeg 10.4 per cent (11.1)

_ Regina 9.3 per cent (10.5)

_ Saskatoon 10.8 per cent (12.7)

_ Calgary 14.4 per cent (15.5)

_ Edmonton 13.6 per cent (15.0)

_ Kelowna, B.C. 9.0 per cent (10.0)

_ Abbotsford-Mission, B.C. 8.2 per cent (8.3)

_ Vancouver 12.8 per cent (13.3)

_ Victoria 10.3 per cent (11.1)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 4, 2020, and was generated automatically.

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