Unemployment Rate Drops Nationally To Lowest In Almost A Decade

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 13:29 PM

The national unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest rate in almost a decade according to Stats Canada.

In November, it went down 0.4-percent to 5.9-percent, the lowest rate since February 2008.

Canada added 80,000 jobs last month.

In New Brunswick it's a bleaker story with a loss of 2700 jobs all in part-time work and the rising of the unemployment rate 0.5-percent to 8.3-percent.