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City unemployment rate rose in January

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.

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February 16 2019 , 8:53:00 • Miramichi
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