Jobless rate holds steady at 6.8% as results beat economists’ expectations
By Pete Evans, CBC News
The Canadian economy lost 6,400 jobs in June as gains in full-time work were offset by losses of part-time jobs, Statistics Canada says.
The jobless rate stayed steady at 6.8 per cent, the same level it has been at since February. the data agency reported Friday.
It was a better showing than what a consensus of economists were expecting, which was a loss of about 10,000 positions.
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