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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
  April 2009 April 2010p April 2009 to April 2010 April 2009 to April 2010
  Unadjusted for seasonality
  number change in number % change
Newfoundland and Labrador        
St. John's 5,750 5,470 -280 -4.9
Nova Scotia        
Halifax 6,900 6,490 -410 -5.9
New Brunswick        
Saint John 2,630 2,970 340 12.9
Quebec        
Saguenay 6,180 5,350 -830 -13.4
Québec 13,350 12,510 -840 -6.3
Sherbrooke 4,200 3,480 -720 -17.1
Trois-Rivières 4,310 3,910 -400 -9.3
Montréal 75,680 73,470 -2,210 -2.9
Ottawa–Gatineau, Gatineau part 4,060 3,880 -180 -4.4
Ontario        
Ottawa–Gatineau, Ottawa part 8,030 8,160 130 1.6
Kingston 1,850 1,930 80 4.3
Oshawa 6,840 6,210 -630 -9.2
Toronto 97,420 89,130 -8,290 -8.5
Hamilton 13,010 10,410 -2,600 -20.0
St. Catharines–Niagara 9,870 9,700 -170 -1.7
Kitchener 11,160 8,220 -2,940 -26.3
London 9,470 7,680 -1,790 -18.9
Windsor 11,170 6,580 -4,590 -41.1
Greater Sudbury 3,990 4,870 880 22.1
Thunder Bay 2,970 2,510 -460 -15.5
Manitoba        
Winnipeg 7,750 8,460 710 9.2
Saskatchewan        
Regina 1,600 1,730 130 8.1
Saskatoon 2,750 2,800 50 1.8
Alberta        
Calgary 17,930 17,560 -370 -2.1
Edmonton 16,520 15,840 -680 -4.1
British Columbia        
Abbotsford–Mission 3,850 4,310 460 11.9
Vancouver 34,980 36,660 1,680 4.8
Victoria 4,030 3,930 -100 -2.5
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.