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Transportation, warehousing jobs dipped in April


OTTAWA, Ont. – Employment in Canada’s transportation and warehousing sector dipped slightly to 974,300 people in April, down 2,600 jobs compared to March, Statistics Canada reports.

The figure was still up 4.7% over April 2017.

The nation’s unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.8%. On a year-over-year basis, 278,000 jobs were added. Full-time employment was up 2.6%, while part-time work dropped 2.8%.

 


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