The city of Miramichi’s unemployment rate rose in January for the second straight month.
According to Statistics Canada, the rate was 10.8 per cent. That is up from 9 per cent a month earlier.
A year ago the rate was 8.9 per cent.
In the Campbellton to Miramichi economic region, the January rate was 14.7 per cent. That is a jump from 12.7 per cent in December.