Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 11:05 AM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 11:05 AM ET

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National Audio 11:05 AM ET

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NAT083 - (Statcan-Jobs) TORONTO. x-15s. The economy added nearly 11-thousand jobs in July. Statistics Canada says it's the eighth consecutive month of growth and enough to push the unemployment rate to its lowest point in nearly nine years. But the pace of job growth slowed, with 10-thousand, 900 net new positions, down from an increase of 45-thousand, 300 in June. Benjamin Reitzes (REET'-zhiz), Canadian Rates and Macro Strategist at B-MO Capital Markets, says it's still a positive report. ("..of late.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Compared with a year ago, the number of jobs increased by 388-thousand -- driven by an increase in 354-thousand full-time positions.

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