CB Unemployment Rate Up Last Month
The latest numbers from Stats Canada show Cape Breton’s unemployment rate went up slightly last month.
The unemployment rate of 13.8 per cent is three-tenths of a percentage point higher than August.
It’s also nine-tenths of a point higher than September of last year.
Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate was unchanged last month at 6.2 percent.
That number matches the low of October 2008.