Canadian Labour Reporter

March 1, 2021

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LABOUR FORCE NUMBERS CONSUMER PRICE INDEX — PROVINCES, JANUARY 2021 JANUARY 2021 (2002=100) % change from JANUARY 2020 Newfoundland and Labrador 142.1 1.5 Prince Edward Island 139.7 0.5 Nova Scotia 140.3 1.3 New Brunswick 138.2 0.7 Quebec 134.3 1.3 Ontario 139.5 1.1 Manitoba 138.5 0.7 Saskatchewan 141.9 0.9 Alberta 145.8 0.8 British Columbia 133.6 1.1 Photo: temmuzcan (iStock) Source: Statistics Canada UNEMPLOYMENT RATE — 9.4 PER CENT, JANUARY 2021 Labour Force (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment (000s) Unemployment Rate (%) Change from Previous Month (%) Newfoundland and Labrador 254.5 222.1 32.5 12.8 up 0.2 Prince Edward Island 85.1 78.4 6.7 7.9 down 2 Nova Scotia 504.8 462.7 42.1 8.3 down 0.5 New Brunswick 396.5 361.8 34.7 8.8 down 0.8 Quebec 4,496.7 4,102.1 394.6 8.8 up 2 Ontario 7,887.9 7,085.5 802.4 10.2 up 0.6 Manitoba 685.9 631 54.8 8 down 0.3 Saskatchewan 589.7 547.4 42.3 7.2 down 0.8 Alberta 2,444.1 2,181.4 262.7 10.7 down 0.4 British Columbia 2,825.8 2,599.6 226.2 8 up 0.8 All Canada Age 15 to 24 2,770.1 2,224.5 545.5 19.7 up 2 25 to 54 12,976.5 11,985.2 991.3 7.6 up 0.6 55+ 4,424.5 4,062.3 362.2 8.2 up 0.2 25+, men 9,214.4 8,513 701.4 7.6 up 0.1 25+, women 8,186.5 7,534.5 652 8 up 1 Total 20,171 18,272 1,899 9.4 up 0.8 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1 PER CENT, JANUARY 2021 (2002=100) 2020 (2002=100) 2021 January 136.8 138.2 February March April May June July August September October November December Average Annual Increase 1% JANUARY 2020 to JANUARY 2021 1% JANUARY 2021 (1986=100) 210.7 JANUARY 2021 (1981=100) 279.2 JANUARY 2021 (1971=100) 661.2 March 1, 2021 8 Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media Canada (HR) Ltd. business 2021

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