The Canadian economy lost 2.2 thousand jobs in June of 2019, after creating 27.7 thousand in the previous month, while markets were expecting it to create 10 thousand jobs. Employment decreased in Manitoba (-5,200) and in Newfoundland and Labrador (-2,000) while it was little changed in other provinces. In contrast, employment increased in Alberta (+10,000) and Saskatchewan (+2,500). Regarding industry, employment fell for those who work in manufacturing (-15,000); natural resources (-7,800) and other services (-15,000). Meantime, the number of self-employed workers dropped by 41,000 while the number of employees in both public and private sector was little changed. Employment Change in Canada averaged 18.08 Thousand from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 106.50 Thousand in April of 2019 and a record low of -124.80 Thousand in January of 2009.