246,000 Jobs Added in August Causing Unemployment to Dip

According to Statistics Canada, the economy added 246,000 jobs in August compared to 419,000 jobs added in July. The number of full-time workers rose by 206,000 while part-time workers increased by 40,000. 

Full-time employment is now six per cent away from pre coronavirus pandemic levels and 3.9 per cent in part-time work.

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