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

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OTTAWA — Canada’s national unemployment rate was 10.2 per cent in August. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 13.1 per cent (15.6)
  • Prince Edward Island 10.7 per cent (11.7)
  • Nova Scotia 10.3 per cent (10.8)
  • New Brunswick 9.4 per cent (9.8)
  • Quebec 8.7 per cent (9.5)
  • Ontario 10.6 per cent (11.3)
  • Manitoba 8.1 per cent (8.2)
  • Saskatchewan 7.9 per cent (8.8)
  • Alberta 11.8 per cent (12.8)
  • British Columbia 10.7 per cent (11.1)