The provincial unemployment rate stayed at 7.3 percent in March.
While full-time employment fell by 1,900 positions in March, there were 1,900 part-time jobs created.
Employment was up in health care, construction and social assistance while losses were recorded in the food services and accommodation sectors.
When you go back a year ago to when the impacts of COVID-19 were first being felt, the province is behind by around 23,000 jobs.
The news comes as Stats Canada says the economy added over 300-thousand jobs with the national rate going to 7.5 percent which is down from February’s number of 8.2 percent