Canadian unemployment rates for provinces in month of December

OTTAWA — Canada’s national unemployment rate was 7.1% in December. Here’s what happened provincially (previous month in brackets):Newfoundland 11.5 (12.5) Prince Edward Island 11.0 (11.4) Nova Scotia 9.3 (8.8) New Brunswick 10.8 (11.2) Quebec 7.3 (7.6) Ontario 7.9 (7.9) Manitoba 5.2 (5.3) Saskatchewan 4.6 (4.5) Alberta 4.5 (4.2) British Columbia (6.5) (6.8)