The drop in employment raised the unemployment rate up by 0.1 percent to 5.9 percent, a marked difference from November and December, when a total of 145,000 jobs were added, according to CTV. Meanwhile, full-time employment grew by 49,000.
By comparison, the number of people who identified as self-employed workers - often seen as a less desirable category that includes unpaid work in a family business - increased last month by 23,900. The market consensus was for a loss of roughly 9,000 jobs.
Despite Canada's healthy economic performance past year, Alexander said the surprising pace of job creation had been stronger than the other data.
Employment in Canada as of January 2018. "But the details also looking wonky, with all of the job losses in part-time work", Shenfeld said.
The region hasn't reached that threshold since the start of 2015, when unemployment had been too low report for several months. There were also decreases in New Brunswick and Manitoba.
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The skidding wasn't suspected to be a pavement issue, however, since ice-free and temperatures outside were above freezing. In 2016, runway and taxiway excursions accounted for about a fifth of total accidents involving commercial aircraft.
The jobs survey shows Victoria remains among the lowest in the country with only Quebec City at a lower rate. The province said the gain was led by jobs in the transportation and warehousing industries.
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing.
Construction, as well as health care and social assistance. Shenfeld also commented that while the job losses took away from the job gains made previous year, " the details also looking wonky, with all of the job losses in part-time work".
The biggest loss of jobs in a single month in nine years highlighted January's unemployment figures from Statistics Canada, while Victoria's jobless rate gets closer to four per cent. He said the losses reported Friday brought the monthly jobs average more in line with the other economic numbers.
"At the very least, we can dismiss any chance the bank hikes in March, and April is now looking more like a long shot as well", he said.