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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for January, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 5.9 per cent in January. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (revised numbers from the previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador 14.0 per cent (14.7)

— Prince Edward Island 10.6 (9.7)

— Nova Scotia 8.2 (8.0)

— New Brunswick 9.1 (7.8)

— Quebec 5.4 (5.0)

— Ontario 5.5 (5.6)

— Manitoba 5.6 (5.6)

— Saskatchewan 5.4 (6.5)

— Alberta 7.0 (7.0)

— British Columbia 4.8 (4.6)

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