Windsor's Jobless Rate Drops Slightly

Windsor's jobless rate is down slightly.

It dropped to 5.2% in January, compared to 5.3% in December 2018.

Across the country, more people were looking for work last month which pushed the unemployment rate to 5.8%, up from a 43-year low of 5.6 % in December.

The economy saw 66,800 net new jobs in January, mostly in the private sector.

By region, Ontario and Quebec had the biggest job gains, while Alberta shed jobs for a second-straight month.