The Canadian economy added 81.1 thousand jobs in August of 2019, after shedding 24.2 thousand in the previous month and beating estimates of 15 thousand. Employment increased in Ontario (+58,000); Quebec (+20,000); Manitoba (+5,200); Saskatchewan (+2,800) and New Brunswick (+2,300) while it was little changed in other provinces. Regarding industry, employment rose for those who work in finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing (+22,000); educational services (+21,000) and professional, scientific and technical services (+17,000). In contrast, employment declined in Business, building and other support services (-22,000). Employment Change in Canada averaged 18.12 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.