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

Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted
  August
2022
July
2023p
August
2023p
July to August 2023 August 2022 to August 2023 July to August 2023 August 2022 to August 2023
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada 248,960 262,360 259,110 -3,250 10,150 -1.2 4.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 8,740 9,010 8,560 -450 -180 -5.0 -2.1
Prince Edward Island 2,680 2,600 2,580 -20 -100 -0.8 -3.7
Nova Scotia 10,030 9,650 9,680 30 -350 0.3 -3.5
New Brunswick 9,450 9,210 9,300 90 -150 1.0 -1.6
Quebec 65,040 69,290 67,220 -2,070 2,180 -3.0 3.4
Ontario 80,210 85,300 84,810 -490 4,600 -0.6 5.7
Manitoba 8,980 10,530 9,200 -1,330 220 -12.6 2.4
Saskatchewan 6,880 7,030 6,980 -50 100 -0.7 1.5
Alberta 27,960 27,160 28,620 1,460 660 5.4 2.4
British Columbia 28,060 31,640 30,700 -940 2,640 -3.0 9.4
Yukon 320 310 290 -20 -30 -6.5 -9.4
Northwest Territories 270 260 760 500 490 192.3 181.5
Nunavut 200 220 210 -10 10 -4.5 5.0
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preliminary
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