The figures could fluctuate because they are based on small statistical samples. Edmonton's unemployment rate dropped to 13.6 per cent in August, down from 15 per cent in July. Total employment in Saskatchewan still remains down 26,500 compared to August 2019. The country started to add 290,000 jobs in May, 953,000 in June, and 419,000 in July.
The unemployment rates are seasonally adjusted with a three-month moving average, according to Statistics Canada . Meanwhile, the unemployment rate for the entire country was at 10.2 per cent in August, down 0.7 per cent over July. The figure marked the fourth consecutive month of gains from COVID-19 related lockdowns this spring, bringing the number to within 1.1 million of pre-pandemic levels.
Scott has actually now distributed $1.7 billion and has actually signed ... Amazon stocks have skyrocketed since the global pandemic stuck, as stay-at-home orders and shuttered businesses sent consumers flocking to the retail giant for online orders and home deliveries.
The unemployment rate improved to 10.2 per cent, a decline of 0.7 percentage points. By some measures, the shrunken USA job market continued a solid recovery last month, with many employers recalling workers who had been temporarily laid off when the coronavirus erupted in the spring.
US stocks bounced back from a sharp selloff but still closed at a two-week low as megacap tech shares sold off. Earlier on Friday, the Labor Department's closely watched employment report showed the jobless rate improved to 8.4 per cent from 10.2 per cent in July, better than analysts had anticipated.
On Monday, India said its soldiers thwarted "provocative" movements by China's military near a disputed border in Ladakh . India and China fought a war in 1962 over their competing territorial claims, and they have been unable to agree a permanent border along their frontier.