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B.C. Unemployment Rate DROPS

B.C. saw a surge in new full-time jobs in April, and its unemployment rate is now well below the national average, which sits at 7.2 per cent, according to Statistics Canada. In B.C., the unemploymen...
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B.C. Unemployment Spikes

The latest jobs figures from Statistics Canada show a spike in unemployment in B.C. The rate jumped to 7 per cent in March, up from 6.3 per cent in February — the biggest rise in the country and a lo...

B.C. Jobless Rate Climbs

VICTORIA - The B.C. government is trying to put the best possible spin on the latest figures showing an increase in the province's jobless rate, saying despite losses in some areas, there were gains i...