Jobless numbers to be released this morning

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We will find out today how many people lost their jobs or had their hours cut last month because of the pandemic.

Economists are predicting the jobless rate will hit 15 percent for the first time in Canadian history.

There are estimates we lost between 2 million and 4.5 million jobs.

U.S jobless figures will also come out today with analysts forecasting a loss of 22 million jobs last month sending the unemployment rate soaring to 16 percent.