The unemployment rate is now 6.9 per cent, up from September's number by 1.1 per cent. The "leisure and hospitality" sector, however, added 106,000 jobs.
While Quebec added more jobs than any other province, 18,000, this was offset by an increase in the number of people looking for work.
Service-sector employment, which took a major hit last month due to the hurricanes, contributed to the lion's share of October's jobs growth. The uptick in the unemployment rate was attributed to more people - 56,800 - joining the labor force to look for a job.
Full-time employment in October increased by a robust 88,700 positions, following a 112,000-gain in the previous month - or the strongest two-month gain in this category in over four decades.
At the same time Friday, the USA released its October employment report, which indicated nonfarm payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 261,000.
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Since the beginning of 2017, the unemployment rate has declined by 0.7 percentage point, and the number of unemployed persons has decreased by 1.1 million.
"The much-anticipated rebound in October nonfarm payrolls was less than market expectations, and even with the 90,000 upward revisions in the hurricane-affected months, the average monthly job gain for the last three months came in at 162,000 - a slowdown from the year-to-date monthly average gain through July of 171,000". When using U.S. Labor Department methodology, Canada's jobless rate in October was 5.2%.
The October report was "underwhelming", Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan said in a press release.
Additionally, wages rose from the same time past year by 2.4 percent but slowed somewhat from last month. Economists had predicted the wage rate would rise by 0.2 percent.