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Canada bounces back with 26,000 new jobs; jobless rate edges up as more look for work

Gordon Isfeld / September 9, 2016

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Canada bounces back with 26,000 new jobs; jobless rate edges up as more look for work

OTTAWA – True to its almost-routine see-saw pattern, employment in Canada rebounded in August with a 26,200 gain in jobs, after losing an almost equal amount of positions in the previous month. Full-time hires dominated the labour market last month, with 52,000 net jobs created – and most of those were in the public sector, Statistics…

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