News 2300 unemployed people looking for work in PG: Stats Can SHARE ON: Cole Kelly, staff Friday, Jul. 5th, 2019 Find job (supplied by Pixabay) The unemployment rate in the Northern Capital continues to stay low. Vincent Ferrao, an analyst with Statistics Canada said the rate in the city has been steady at 4.2%, with 2300 people unemployed and looking for work. “That’s little change compared with June of last year,” he said. ” “We have 51,800 people working and that’s pretty well stable as well.” The unemployment rate last year was also at 4.2%, and this month BC is sitting at 4.5%. The country’s unemployment rate is 5.4%.