Canada’s labor market increased another 19,400 net employments a month ago – and most of the new work was full time.

But most recent Statistics Canada work review likewise demonstrates the main part of those new positions was in the independent work class, which can incorporate individuals working for a family business without pay. The organization says the nation’s unemployment rate sneaked up in March to 6.7 from 6.6 since more individuals were searching for work.

Work ascended by 48,000 (+0.3%) in January, expanding on increases seen in the last some portion of 2016. The unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percent points to 6.8%.

On a year-over-year premise, business ascended by 276,000 (+1.5%), with the vast majority of the expansion happening from August to January. Taking after a noteworthy increment in December, full time work held steady in January. Compared with 12 months before, all day work was up 86,000 (+0.6%), with increments totaling 141,000 since August.