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March 18, 2019

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FACTS AND FIGURES March 18, 2019 8 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE — 5.8 PER CENT, JANUARY 2019 Labour force (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment (000s) Unemployment rate (%) Change from previous month (%) Newfoundland and Labrador 262.4 232.5 30 11.4 down 0.3 Prince Edward Island 83.7 75.5 8.3 9.9 up 0.3 Nova Scotia 499.2 465.1 34.2 6.9 down 0.2 New Brunswick 386.6 355 31.6 8.2 down 0.2 Quebec 4,544.1 4,299.6 244.5 5.4 down 0.1 Ontario 7,789.3 7,341.9 447.4 5.7 up 0.3 Manitoba 696.3 657.7 38.6 5.5 down 0.5 Saskatchewan 610.1 576.2 33.8 5.5 down 0.1 Alberta 2,495.7 2,326.4 169.3 6.8 up 0.4 British Columbia 2,668.6 2,544.2 124.4 4.7 up 0.3 All Canada Age 15 to 24 2,774.8 2,465.2 309.6 11.2 up 0.1 25 to 54 12,961.8 12,330.7 631.1 4.9 up 0.2 55+ 4,299.4 4,078.1 221.3 5.1 down 0.4 25+, men 9,097.7 8,624.6 473.1 5.2 up 0.3 25+, women 8,163.5 7,784.2 379.3 4.6 unchanged Total 20,035.9 18,873.9 1,162 5.8 up 0.2 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX — PROVINCES, JANUARY 2019 January 2019 (2002=100) % change from January 2018 Newfoundland and Labrador 137 0.1 Prince Edward Island 135 0.4 Nova Scotia 135 1.1 New Brunswick 134 1.1 Quebec 129.1 1 Ontario 135.2 1.5 Manitoba 134.1 1.4 Saskatchewan 137.4 0.7 Alberta 140.5 1.2 British Columbia 129.1 2.4 Data retrieved from Statistics Canada Photo: Dim Dimich (Shutterstock) CONSUMER PRICE INDEX — 2 PER CENT, JANUARY 2019 (1992=100) 2017 (1992=100) 2018 (2002=100) 2018 (2002=100) 2019 January 154.1 156.8 131.7 133.6 February 154.4 157.7 March 154.7 158.2 April 155.2 158.6 May 155.3 158.8 June 155.2 159 July 155.3 159.9 August 155.4 159.8 September 155.6 159.1 October 155.8 159.6 November 156.3 158.9 December 155.7 158.8 Annual Average 158.8 Terminated by Statistics Canada 131.7 133.6 Average Annual increase Terminated by Statistics Canada 2.3% January 2018 to January 2019 Terminated by Statistics Canada 1.4% January 2018 (1986=100) Terminated by Statistics Canada 203.7 January 2018 (1981=100) Terminated by Statistics Canada 269.9 January 2018 (1971=100) Terminated by Statistics Canada 639.2 PROVINCES, JANUARY 2019 % change from January 2018 Terminated by Statistics Canada 131.7 133.6 2.3% 1.4% 203.7 269.9 639.2

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