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Analysts at TD Securities are looking for the Canadian economy to add 5k jobs during September, in line with the market consensus for a 6k increase, on the heels of a massive 88k print for August.

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“Details should prove largely downbeat, with private employment projected to contract on the month while the unemployment rate is expected to edge higher by 0.1pp to 5.8% (market: 5.7%). Wage growth should be the one bright spot, with average hourly earnings forecast to hold at 3.8% y/y.”