Canada’s job gains soar past expectations

OTTAWA — Canada’s economy created five times more jobs than expected in September, the second consecutive monthly gain, thanks mainly to a surprisingly big jump in full-time positions.

About 52,100 people found work last month, following an increase of 34,300 in August. The unemployment rate edged up to 7.4%, from 7.3% a month earlier, as more people got back into the labour market in search of work.

 

Read more at: http://www.canada.com/business/fp/Canada+gains+soar+past+expectations/7349570…

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