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Unemployment rate ticks up to 5.4 per cent in August as economy loses 40K jobs

Sep 9, 2022 | 7:19am

Canada’s unemployment rate was 5.4 per cent in August, ticking up for the first time in seven months. The economy lost 40,000 jobs last month, Statistics Canada reported in its latest labour force survey, with the losses concentrated in the public sector. The report says employment gains in professional, scientific and technical services were offset […]