Unemployment

Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate dipped slightly to 4.3 per cent in January from 4.4 per cent in December despite a drop in the number of people who were working last month, Statistics Canada sa
Employers in Ottawa-Gatineau shed about 1,600 jobs from their collective payrolls in December, but a dip in the size of the labour force helped the unemployment rate in the region hold steady
The region’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in November as a rise in the size of the labour force outpaced a slight increase in the overall number of workers
The unemployment rate in Ottawa-Gatineau hit its lowest point in at least 18 years in October on the strength of robust gains in the construction, education and food services sectors
Employers in nearly all sectors of the local economy added to their payrolls in September, cutting the National Capital Region’s unemployment rate to its lowest level in more than a year
Fuelled by a wave of hiring in the health-care and retail sectors, Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in August, Statistics Canada said Friday
Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 per cent in June as job gains across the region were offset by a growing labour force, according to data released Friday by Statisti
Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate dipped by a tenth of a percentage point in May as the total number of residents with jobs held steady while the overall size of labour force shrank slightly
The National Capital Region’s unemployment rate jumped four-tenths of a percentage point in April as more residents joined the labour market while the total number of jobs fell, Statistic
Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 per cent in March, with a jump in the size of the region’s labour force being offset by a virtually identical increase in the number