Unemployment across the board went down last month, including a slight dip here the Kootenays.
7.5 per cent of the labour force in the wider region was without work last month compared to 7.7 per cent in May.
British Columbia’s job numbers saw a decrease from 5.5 per cent to 5.1 per cent month to month.
That remains the lowest for any province in Canada, along with Manitoba.
The national rate dropped from 6.8 per cent to 6.5 per cent from May to June.
In the Kootenays, the average number of unemployed workers is still the exact same as the same time last year.
However, 6,000 jobs were added to the wider region year over year.