He said it's also important to consider that growth in Canada's population and labour force has accelerated, thanks in large part to immigration.
The rate sat at 5.2 per cent in November and 4.8 in October. Last month, that went up to 6.8%, according to the Statistic Canada assessment.
The average year-over-year wage growth of permanent employees - a figure closely watched by the central bank - was 1.8 percent in January, up slightly from 1.5 percent in December.
Ontario and Quebec had the biggest employment increases last month.
The significance is that had people not left the labour force in the numbers they did, our jobless rate would now be significantly higher. Due to this, the country nearly needs big monthly job numbers just to keep the unemployment rate steady, Porter added.
The statistics show that Camrose-Drumheller has the highest unemployment rate of all the economic regions in the province.
China: Tests show no HIV in 'tainted' medical item
The IVIg in question was produced by Shanghai Xinxing, which is owned by China's pharmaceutical giant Meheco Group. The authorities had failed to act immediately after finding inconsistencies in the company's records in late 2017.
In January 2018, the jobless rate in the Camrose-Drumheller region was only 4.9%. Stephen from 7.1 to 6.5, Fredericton-Oromocto from 7.9 to 7.7 and Edmundston-Woodstock from 7.4 to 7.3. This was followed up by Nova Scotia at 9.9% and New Brunswick at 8.2%.
Canada added 67,000 jobs in January, but the unemployment rate still climbed 0.2 percentage points to 5.8 percent as more people started the year looking for work, the government statistical agency said Friday.
The region with the lowest rate in Alberta is Red Deer at 4.4 per cent while the province's overall is 6.8.
There was an increase in people working in service-producing industries led by wholesale and retail trade, professional, scientific and technical services, and public administration.
Canada saw 66,800 net new jobs in January, fuelled by a hiring surge in the private sector.
The jobless rate, in Canada, for men 25 years of age or older was 5.2%. In Alberta, the rates were 6.7% (men) and 5.3% (women).
Addressing reporters at the White House , Trump answered in the negative when asked if a meeting could happen by March 1. The US says it will raise tariffs on imports from China if they fail to reach an agreement by that deadline.
When Whitaker tried to respond, the New York Democrat interrupted: "Mr Whitaker, that was a statement, not a question". As Whitaker noted several times during his almost six hour long hearing, he doesn't have much time left in his role.
The seller told Buzzfeed that he can not find the video in his seller profile, or find a way to delete it. Notices should be placed in any public and commercial settings where the technology is in use.
It immediately attracted global interest - but these results have now raised questions about the effectiveness of such schemes. This was compared to self-reporting from the control group using Finland's normal system, said the institute.
The activists waved Latvia's red-and-white flag, shouting slogans like "the French have woken up, while Latvians remain asleep". Paris police confirmed that a demonstrator injured in the hand been treated by paramedics, but did not elaborate.
Just by opening the evil PNG file on a chat app or email, the malware can start running on the device with high-level privileges. Also, no cases have been reported yet of anyone exploiting the vulnerability.
Rest in Paradise to UK Rap Superstar Callmecadet . "All our love & stength towards the Johnson family and his supporters". Award-winning artist Krept, cousin of the rapper, said he was "broken" following the devastating news.
At one point in the tests, Larson was instructed to walk heel-to-toe across a piece of tape stretched out on the ground. He was later arrested on a charged of DUI and released from jail on his own recognizance, records show.
Ocado said part of the roof collapsed overnight, but it confirmed no members of the Ocado team or the public were injured. According to the spokesperson, there has been substantial damage to the Andover building and its contents.
Microsoft Studios rebrands as Xbox Game Studios | Xbox One
If you have yet to subscribe to Xbox Game Pass , you can now get your first month of subscription for just $1 instead of $9.99. This month is set to be one of the best for Game Pass subscribers, with Crackdown 3 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider headlining.
Recent Match Report - New Zealand vs India 3rd T20I 2019
For New Zealand , Blair Tickner has been given his maiden national cap and he replaces rested Lockie Ferguson in the line-up. Tied at 1-1, India are playing the third and final T20I in hope of claiming the three-match series.
Celtics, Irving have 'engagement,' Ainge says
Only time will tell if Irving remains as committed to the Celtics as they apparently are to him. Celtics fans can only hope that a deep playoff run will keep Irving on the parquet floor.
George's 45 tops Harden's 42 as Thunder eke out win
Less than three minutes into the final frame, the Thunder led 98-92, and the Rockets were left scrambling. Steven Adams had played a big hand in helping his Oklahoma City Thunder side beat the Houston Rockets .
Wells Fargo customers wake up to missing paychecks
Customers spoke up on social media Friday, saying mobile banking either was unavailable or their paychecks had yet to show up. The outage is said to have occurred in early US morning and Wells Fargo is in process of recovering its services nationwide.