Niagara jobless rate up
Niagara's unemployment rate went up last month.
New job numbers out for August show across the country the jobless rate fell to 7.1% from 7.2% the month before.
Statistics Canada says most of the 59,000 net jobs created during the month were in part-time work.
Employment increased in Ontario and Alberta, while it fell in Manitoba and was little changed in the other provinces.
Niagara is sitting at 8.6% unemployment, up from 8.3%.