Breaking it down by region, the most new jobs were created in British Columbia (18,300); Quebec (15,100) and 13, 400 in Ontario.

Alternately, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Alberta and Nova Scotia experienced a minor drop in job openings.

Overall, these numbers provided by Statistics Canada are consistent with the prevailing view that Canada’s economy is steadily but slowly expanding. In addition, it should be encouraging to Canadians who have been looking for a job that the unemployment rate remained at its lowest level since 2008 and 2009, the two years that were easily the worst years of the last recession.

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