Source: The Canadian Press, November 8, 2019
OTTAWA — The number of people working in Canada edged lower in October as the manufacturing and construction sectors lost jobs, while the unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 per cent.
Statistics Canada said Friday the economy lost 1,800 jobs in October, following gains of 54,000 jobs in September and 81,000 in August.
The number of full-time jobs fell by 16,100, offset in part by a gain of 14,300 part-time jobs.
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