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

Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted
  December
2022
November
2023p
December
2023p
November to December 2023 December 2022 to December 2023 November to December 2023 December 2022 to December 2023
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada 247,120 258,150 257,160 -990 10,040 -0.4 4.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 8,240 8,510 8,570 60 330 0.7 4.0
Prince Edward Island 2,660 2,540 2,570 30 -90 1.2 -3.4
Nova Scotia 8,010 8,930 9,140 210 1,130 2.4 14.1
New Brunswick 9,880 9,400 9,600 200 -280 2.1 -2.8
Quebec 61,910 66,300 65,930 -370 4,020 -0.6 6.5
Ontario 78,160 87,270 87,440 170 9,280 0.2 11.9
Manitoba 8,970 9,690 8,770 -920 -200 -9.5 -2.2
Saskatchewan 6,790 6,900 6,770 -130 -20 -1.9 -0.3
Alberta 29,500 27,850 27,360 -490 -2,140 -1.8 -7.3
British Columbia 32,160 29,810 30,130 320 -2,030 1.1 -6.3
Yukon 260 270 280 10 20 3.7 7.7
Northwest Territories 280 280 270 -10 -10 -3.6 -3.6
Nunavut 180 190 180 -10 0 -5.3 0.0
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preliminary
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