NewsAlert: Unemployment falls in DecemberFriday, January 04, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
OTTAWA - Canada's unemployment rate fell in December to 7.1 per cent. Statistics Canada reports a 40,000 jobs were added in December. That was far above estimates that 5,000 jobs would be added after a surprisingly strong 59,000 jobs were created during November. Canada's unemployment rate in November was 7.2 per cent.