Table 2 
Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted 

Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted
  March
2018
February
2019p
March
2019p
February to March 2019 March 2018 to March 2019 February to March 2019 March 2018 to March 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada 227,500 233,030 243,880 10,850 16,380 4.7 7.2
Newfoundland and Labrador 8,670 8,650 9,010 360 340 4.2 3.9
Prince Edward Island 2,390 2,580 2,800 220 410 8.5 17.2
Nova Scotia 9,470 9,440 9,550 110 80 1.2 0.8
New Brunswick 10,000 9,710 10,630 920 630 9.5 6.3
Quebec 65,410 61,620 66,520 4,900 1,110 8.0 1.7
Ontario 70,960 75,370 76,690 1,320 5,730 1.8 8.1
Manitoba 8,010 8,270 9,190 920 1,180 11.1 14.7
Saskatchewan 6,360 6,830 7,030 200 670 2.9 10.5
Alberta 21,300 24,160 25,390 1,230 4,090 5.1 19.2
British Columbia 24,050 25,380 26,040 660 1,990 2.6 8.3
Yukon 270 300 310 10 40 3.3 14.8
Northwest Territories 280 300 320 20 40 6.7 14.3
Nunavut 210 220 230 10 20 4.5 9.5
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0005-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0004).
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