The Canadian economy lost 24.2 thousand jobs in July of 2019 after shedding 2.2 thousand in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 12.5 thousand gain. Employment decreased in Alberta (-14,000); Nova Scotia (-6,200) and New Brunswick (-4,800) while it was little changed in other provinces. In contrast, employment rose in Quebec (+17,000) and Prince Edward Island (+1,000). Regarding industry, employment fell for those who work in wholesale and retail trade (-21,000); transportation and warehousing (-15,000); “other services” industry (-11,000) and natural resources (-8,700). On the other hand, employment in construction grew by 25,000 in July while there were 9,200 more people working in public administration. Meantime, the number of employees in the private sector fell by 69,000 while those in the public sector was little changed. Meanwhile, the number of self-employment increased by 28,000. Employment Change in Canada averaged 18 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.