Kelowna’s unemployment rate inches up

Kelowna’s unemployment rate has risen to 8.1 per cent.

Kelowna’s unemployment rate continues to inch up.

In Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey released March 11, the Kelowna Census Metropolitan Area’s  unemployment rate for February was recorded at 8.1 per cent.

That’s the fourth consecutive month of growth in unemployment numbers.

The January figure was 7.6 and December 2015 was 6.8.

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