City unemployment rate jumps in February
There was a big spike in the city's unemployment rate last month.
According to Stats Canada, Miramichi's rate for February was 11.2 per cent.
That is up from 8.9 per cent in January.
In the greater Campbellton to Miramichi economic region, the rate last month was 14.2 per cent.
That is up from 13.2 per cent a month earlier.