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Table 4 Beneficiaries receiving regular benefits by census metropolitan areas

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Beneficiaries receiving regular benefits by census metropolitan areas
  July 2008 July 2009p July 2008 to July 2009 July 2008 to July 2009
  Unadjusted for seasonality
  number change in number % change
Newfoundland and Labrador        
St. John's 4,020 5,430 1,410 35.1
Nova Scotia        
Halifax 4,850 6,670 1,820 37.5
New Brunswick        
Saint John 1,940 2,730 790 40.7
Quebec        
Saguenay 4,280 4,700 420 9.8
Québec 9,170 11,250 2,080 22.7
Sherbrooke 2,700 3,630 930 34.4
Trois-Rivières 3,440 3,780 340 9.9
Montréal 53,490 73,700 20,210 37.8
Ottawa–Gatineau, Gatineau part 3,280 3,930 650 19.8
Ontario        
Ottawa–Gatineau, Ottawa part 6,620 9,400 2,780 42.0
Kingston 1,520 2,180 660 43.4
Oshawa 4,510 7,730 3,220 71.4
Toronto 59,670 107,810 48,140 80.7
Hamilton 7,860 13,910 6,050 77.0
St. Catharines–Niagara 5,510 9,900 4,390 79.7
Kitchener 5,380 11,890 6,510 121.0
London 5,950 11,290 5,340 89.7
Windsor 9,040 10,850 1,810 20.0
Greater Sudbury 2,280 5,740 3,460 151.8
Thunder Bay 1,900 2,690 790 41.6
Manitoba        
Winnipeg 7,150 8,400 1,250 17.5
Saskatchewan        
Regina 1,160 1,790 630 54.3
Saskatoon 1,910 2,880 970 50.8
Alberta        
Calgary 5,070 21,240 16,170 318.9
Edmonton 6,040 18,490 12,450 206.1
British Columbia        
Abbotsford–Mission 1,570 3,330 1,760 112.1
Vancouver 15,560 37,540 21,980 141.3
Victoria 1,950 4,270 2,320 119.0
preliminary
Note(s):
The number of beneficiaries receiving regular benefits excludes claimants receiving training, job creation and self-employment benefits as well as other employment and support measures benefits.