Unemployment edges down to 8.4 per cent: StatsCan

31,000 new jobs, mostly full-time, mark second month of gains
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 10/16/2009

Gains in full-time employment pushed the unemployment rate down 0.3 percentage points, the first monthly decline since the fall of 2008, to 8.4 per cent in September, according to the Statistics Canada labour force survey.