City unemployment rate ticked upward last month
March 10, 2017
There was a slight uptick in the city's unemployment rate last month.
According to Statistic Canada's latest labour force survey, Miramichi's unemployment rate in February was 11.7 per cent - up from 11.5 per cent in January.
In the larger Campbellton to Miramichi Economic Region, the rate was 16.4 per cent, up from 15.4 the month before.
The provincial rate held steady at 8.9 per cent. The National rate dropped to 6.6 per cent.