A drop in the unemployment rate in Barrie.
The rate drops by almost a full percent in June to 6.4%, on the growth of 1,900 jobs in one month.
In May the rate was at 7.3%.
The percentage of people employed full time in the Barrie CMA rose from 79.9% to 80.9% in June.— Jeff Lehman (@Mayor_Jeff) July 5, 2019
On a national level The unemployment rate edged up to 5.5%, compared with 5.4% in May.
The country’s economy shed 2,200 net positions after adding about 24,000 full-time jobs and the losing about 26,000 part-time jobs.