Compared to the same time last year, unemployment in the Northeast has dropped greatly from 7.6 per cent.

As for the rest of the province the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 per cent from 7.5 in August.

Currently, B.C. sits at the fourth lowest unemployment rate in the country with Saskatchewan with the lowest at 4.6 per cent.

The jobless rate rose across Canada is 7.1 per cent.