The Canadian labour market unexpectedly added 10,700 net jobs last month and the unemployment rate slid to 6.8% but the latest numbers raise questions about the quality of the work.
Statistics Canada’s report says the market added 19,400 part-time jobs last month and shed 8,700 full-time positions.
Meanwhile, the unemployment rate in Ontario last month was 5.9%, down from 6.4% in November of 2015.
The rate for the part of Ontario which includes the Quinte region is also down, at 4.9%.
In November of last year, the regional unemployment rate was 5.2%.