Capital region's jobless rate tumbles to 5.3%, lowest in 6 years | Ottawa TechWatch

Fuelled by a significant jump in federal government employment, the region’s jobless rate slipped to 5.3 per cent in February compared to 5.7 per cent in January, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The drop reflects the net addition of 3,000 jobs across the region — to 728,100 — combined with a marginal decline in the size […]