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Amazon to build first Quebec fulfilment centre next year, create 300 jobs

Amazon to build first Quebec fulfilment centre next year, create 300 jobs

MONTREAL — Amazon says it plans to build its first fulfilment centre in Quebec in the Lachine borough of Montreal. The online retail giant says the warehouse will open late next year and create more than 300 full-time jobs.
Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department is proposing to award one of the first contracts for federal water in perpetuity to a powerful rural water district that had employed Secretary David Bernhardt as a lawyer and lobbyist.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for October, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 5.5 per cent in October. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 11.1 per cent (11.5) — Prince Edward Island 8.4 (8.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for October, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 5.5 per cent in October. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

National employment numbers for October from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at October employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 5.5 per cent (5.5) Employment rate: 62.0 per cent (62.1) Participation rate: 65.7 per cent (65.