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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for July, by Canadian city

Last Updated Aug 10, 2018 at 6:20 am PDT

Condo and office towers fill the downtown skyline in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday March 30, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

OTTAWA – The national unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent in July. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities. It cautions, however, that the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples. Here are the jobless rates last month by city (numbers from the previous month in brackets):

— St. John’s, N.L. per cent 9.0 (8.6)

— Halifax 6.5 (6.0)

— Moncton, N.B. 6.4 (6.4)

— Saint John, N.B. 5.4 (6.2)

— Saguenay, Que. 6.8 (6.6)

— Quebec 3.9 (3.8)

— Sherbrooke, Que. 4.4 (4.7)

— Trois-Rivieres, Que. 4.8 (5.2)

— Montreal 6.1 (6.0)

— Gatineau, Que. 4.9 (4.9)

— Ottawa 4.3 (4.3)

— Kingston, Ont. 5.9 (5.6)

— Peterborough, Ont. 3.3 (2.7)

— Oshawa, Ont. 4.4 (4.2)

— Toronto 6.1 (6.3)

— Hamilton, Ont. 4.7 (4.6)

— St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 7.0 (6.3)

— Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Ont. 5.7 (6.0)

— Brantford, Ont. 5.3 (5.9)

— Guelph, Ont. 4.3 (4.5)

— London, Ont. 5.4 (5.5)

— Windsor, Ont. 6.0 (5.8)

— Barrie, Ont. 7.0 (6.9)

— Sudbury, Ont. 6.6 (6.8)

— Thunder Bay, Ont. 5.0 (5.1)

— Winnipeg 6.7 (6.8)

— Regina 6.5 (6.5)

— Saskatoon 7.1 (7.0)

— Calgary 7.9 (7.7)

— Edmonton 6.5 (6.6)

— Kelowna, B.C. 5.7 (5.6)

— Abbotsford, B.C. 4.8 (4.8)

— Vancouver 4.4 (4.3)

— Victoria 4.2 (4.2)