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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
  May 2009 May 2010p May 2009 to May 2010 May 2009 to May 2010
  Unadjusted for seasonality
  number change in number % change
Newfoundland and Labrador        
St. John's 4,980 4,830 -150 -3.0
Nova Scotia        
Halifax 5,900 5,610 -290 -4.9
New Brunswick        
Saint John 2,160 2,560 400 18.5
Quebec        
Saguenay 4,800 3,970 -830 -17.3
Québec 9,920 9,860 -60 -0.6
Sherbrooke 3,300 2,650 -650 -19.7
Trois-Rivières 3,460 3,260 -200 -5.8
Montréal 64,810 63,410 -1,400 -2.2
Ottawa–Gatineau, Gatineau part 3,140 3,220 80 2.5
Ontario        
Ottawa–Gatineau, Ottawa part 7,010 7,310 300 4.3
Kingston 1,580 1,630 50 3.2
Oshawa 6,630 5,780 -850 -12.8
Toronto 97,340 83,130 -14,210 -14.6
Hamilton 12,700 9,310 -3,390 -26.7
St. Catharines–Niagara 8,990 8,130 -860 -9.6
Kitchener 10,760 7,370 -3,390 -31.5
London 9,170 7,040 -2,130 -23.2
Windsor 15,650 6,060 -9,590 -61.3
Greater Sudbury 3,460 4,430 970 28.0
Thunder Bay 2,550 2,160 -390 -15.3
Manitoba        
Winnipeg 6,570 7,400 830 12.6
Saskatchewan        
Regina 1,250 1,380 130 10.4
Saskatoon 1,900 2,230 330 17.4
Alberta        
Calgary 18,420 15,900 -2,520 -13.7
Edmonton 16,380 14,410 -1,970 -12.0
British Columbia        
Abbotsford–Mission 3,650 3,860 210 5.8
Vancouver 34,790 35,040 250 0.7
Victoria 3,850 3,700 -150 -3.9
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.