PRESTON NOTES "GOOD TREND" IN RECENT UMEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS

  The London-St.Thomas unemployment rate has dropped to 8.6% in July, which is down from 9.2% in June and 9.8% in May.

Elgin-Middlesex-London MP Joe Preston says that the number are starting to show a good trend.

On a National Level, the unemployment rate rose to 7.2% in July from 7.1% in June.  Ontario's rate was also up a bit to 7.6% compared to 7.5% in June.

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