Manitoba premier to discuss July job numbers

By | August 7, 2020

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister will hold a press conference Friday morning to discuss the most recent job numbers released by Statistics Canada.

The premier is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. at the Manitoba Legislative Building. 

Statistics Canada released its labour force numbers for July 2020 on Friday. Manitoba is reporting an unemployment rate of 8.2 per cent, down from 10.1 per cent in June.

Nationally, Statistics Canada is reporting Canada’s unemployment rate as 10.9 per cent, down from 12.3 per cent in June.

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