Canada adds jobs in October, third straight monthly gains -ADP

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FILE PHOTO: View of a wood flooring sales office and an employment agency in Toronto

OTTAWA – Canada added 39,400 jobs in October, a third consecutive monthly gain, driven by a pick-up in hiring in trade, transportation and utilities, and construction, a report from payroll services provider ADP showed on Thursday.

September’s gain was revised up to about 41,000 from 9,600, according to a chart.

(Reporting by Julie Gordon in Ottawa; Editing by Chris Reese)


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