By Luisa Moncada
The unemployment rate in Canada rose four tenths in just one month, this increase becomes the largest number of job losses recorded in thirty days from 2009 in the country.
In November, the Canadian economy lost 71,200 jobs: 38,400 full time and 32,800 part time. The figures revealed by Statistics Canada this Friday, point out that this decline is the second consecutive month, in October after being lost 1,800 more jobs.
The report suggests that Alberta, Quebec and British Columbia were the provinces greater loss of jobs and sectors were manufacturing, accommodation, food and retail and wholesale trade were the most affected. The Ontario unemployment rate also increased from 5.3 percent to 5.6 percent.
This reduction in surprising places the unemployment rate in Canada 5.9 percent, 4 percentage points higher than the 5.5 indeed registered in October. The statistic becomes the highest rate since August labor strike 2018 and turn, It is the highest percentage of job losses in a month since 2009.
The figures contrast sharply with the figures recorded in the same period by their neighbors in the North. The unemployment rate in the US fell a tenth, reaching 3.5% 2019, and they were created 266,000 new jobs in November this year, according to reports from the US Department of Labor.
Even with this decline was a surprise to economists Canadians, the labor market in this country remains one of the strongest in the world, having 293,000 -the most new jobs in full time, in recent 12 months.