Un­em­ploy­ment drops

The Glengarry News - - The Opinion Page -

The job­less rate in east­ern On­tario con­tin­ues to drop below the na­tional av­er­age, ac­cord­ing to Sta­tis­tics Canada. The job­less rate was 6.9 per cent Fe­bru­ary 6, com­pared to 7.6 per cent Jan­uary 9. The na­tional job­less rate is 7.2 per cent. A year ago, the un­em­ploy­ment rate for this district was 8 per cent. The num­bers are for a re­gion that en­com­passes Stor­mont, Dun­das, Glen­garry, Prescott, Rus­sell, Fron­tenac, La­nark, Leeds and Grenville and Ren­frew.

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