The economy delivered 32,300 net new jobs last month as Canada generated a rush of full-time work that helped hold the national unemployment rate at a record low. Statistics Canada says the jobless rate stayed at 5.8 per cent in March for a second consecutive month and for the third time since December to match its lowest level since the agency started measuring the indicator in 1976. Saskatchewan’s rate rose to 5.8 per cent from 5.6. Three provinces were lower. Saskatoon’s rate fell to 6.5 from 6.9. of 34 cities surveyed, 26 had lower rates. regina was one of those even thought its rate went up. Unemployment there moved from 4.9 to 5 per cent.
(The Canadian Press)