Canada non-farm payroll employment up by 23,300 in June

Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:37am EDT
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Aug 28 (Reuters) - - Total Canadian non-farm payroll employment rose by 23,300 jobs in June after an increase of 69,400 positions in May, Statistics Canada said on Thursday.

Growth was widespread, with the largest increases in health care and social assistance, educational services and manufacturing.

The June labor force survey reported an overall loss of 9,400 jobs from May.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren, editing by Alex Paterson; Ottawa bureau tel 613 235 6745)