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Canada Sees Jobs Growth

Canada Sees Jobs GrowthCanada Sees Jobs Growth

Canada’s unemployment rate is down to 6.5% after the economy churned out a better-than-expected 45,300 jobs in June. Most of those gains, however, were in part-time positions, Reuters reported .Still, over the course of 12 months, Canada has created 351,000 jobs, most of them full-time. And notably, Statistics Canada said Friday, employment gains in the second quarter, of 103,000, mark the strongest quarterly showing since 2010. The jobless rate dipped one notch, from 6.6% in May. Ontario and British Columbia, the jobs powerhouses in Canada of late, led the way again in June, according to the federal agency.


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