Thomas, Strathroy, and other surrounding communities. According to the survey, the number of people who wanted to work but did not look for a job indicated a "little change" in August.
Canada's job market continues to recover, adding 245,800 jobs in August.
In the meantime, as many students across Canada are preparing to return to school in September, employment in the eduction services sector appears to be rebounding sharply.
Newfoundland and Labrador's unemployment rate dropped last month from July.
Employment among young men and women remain more than 15 per cent below pre-pandemic levels, after 873,000 youth aged between 15 and 24 lost their jobs between February and April.
This number has fallen each month since May, when the gradual easing of public health restrictions began, and reached 2.5 million in August.
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They were randomized to systemic dexamethasone , hydrocortisone, or methylprednisolone or to receive usual care or placebo. But for the most life-threatening cases, the pros appear to outweigh the cons.
That left Indigenous people with an employment rate at 91.4% of February levels, compared to 96.7% for non-Indigenous Canadians, Statistics Canada says.
"We've got a long way to go to before we make up the deep losses that we saw in March and April", he added.
Canada's economy added 246,000 positions in August, the Statistics Canada data shows.
"The labor market recovery continued in August, but the going is getting tougher", CIBC analyst Andrew Grantham said, noting that the latest figures were in line with forecasts.
Among visible minorities, Filipino Canadians had the lowest unemployment rate of 12.7 per cent, followed by 13.2 per cent for Chinese Canadians, 13.9 per cent for Latin Americans, and 14.9 per cent for South Asians (those of East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, etc., descent). The national jobless rate is now 10.2 per cent, down 0.7 percentage points from the month prior.
Canada's unemployment rate is still up 4.5 per cent over this time past year.