LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE THE LOWEST IN THE COUNTRY
7/6/2018 12:17:00 PM
The latest jobless numbers have been released by Stats Canada, and Peterborough has the lowest rate, not only in the province, but in the country.
The unemployment rate held steady at 2.7% in June, which is well below the second lowest unemployment rate, which is Quebec City at 3.8%.
Peterborough also remains well below the national average, which currently sits at 6.0%, which rose two tenths of a percent.
Ontario's unemployment rate also rose two tenths of a per cent to 5.9%.
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