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

Initial and renewal claims received, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted
  February
2023
January
2024p
February
2024p
January to February 2024 February 2023 to February 2024 January to February 2024 February 2023 to February 2024
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada 247,700 280,820 253,570 -27,250 5,870 -9.7 2.4
Newfoundland and Labrador 8,570 8,500 8,560 60 -10 0.7 -0.1
Prince Edward Island 2,720 2,600 2,520 -80 -200 -3.1 -7.4
Nova Scotia 9,540 9,240 9,240 0 -300 0.0 -3.1
New Brunswick 10,440 12,080 9,390 -2,690 -1,050 -22.3 -10.1
Quebec 64,360 82,280 65,060 -17,220 700 -20.9 1.1
Ontario 82,560 90,870 85,700 -5,170 3,140 -5.7 3.8
Manitoba 8,800 9,120 9,020 -100 220 -1.1 2.5
Saskatchewan 6,740 7,590 7,370 -220 630 -2.9 9.3
Alberta 24,430 27,840 27,250 -590 2,820 -2.1 11.5
British Columbia 28,610 29,800 28,510 -1,290 -100 -4.3 -0.3
Yukon 310 310 290 -20 -20 -6.5 -6.5
Northwest Territories 300 240 250 10 -50 4.2 -16.7
Nunavut 190 180 220 40 30 22.2 15.8
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