Ontario Had 18,900 New Jobs in November 2016

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

Employment in Ontario increased by 18,900 in November 2016. This includes gains in finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing and information, culture and recreation.

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Ontario's unemployment rate decreased to 6.3 per cent in November, and has been lower than the national average for 19 months in a row.

The November job numbers bring the total increase in employment since the recessionary low in June 2009 to 660,000. The majority of these new jobs are full time positions, in the private sector and in industries that pay above-average wages.