Unemployment rate continues to drop in Northeast B.C.

In both October and September the unemployment rate was 4.9 per cent with 38,700 employed.

In 2012, the unemployment rate was 4.9 per cent with 37,200 people working.

Across the province the Northeast continues to have the lowest unemployment rate with the Thompson/Okanagan having the highest at 7.5 per cent.  In the Province the rate is 6.3 per cent, a slight drop from 6.5 in October.

Across the country the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.9 per cent.