Niagara's jobless rate is down slightly

Niagara's jobless rate is down slightly.

Stats Canada releasing the latest data from last month showing our region's unemployment rate sat at 6.6 percent compared to 6.8 percent in February.

Across Canada, the economy shed 7,200 jobs in March after a pair of strong monthly gains that helped Canada to post its best quarter of job creation since late 2017.

Statistics Canada's labour force survey found the unemployment rate held firm last month at 5.8 per cent.