The unemployment rate rose as 800 people were added to the labour force while 1,300 jobs were lost.
Despite adding jobs, Canada's unemployment rate increased to 6.3 per cent, up from 6.2 per cent in September.
Analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast 15,000 extra jobs and predicted the unemployment rate would stay at 6.2 percent.
Statistics Canada says the Canadian economy added 35,300 jobs in October 2017, but the unemployment rate still increased as more young people looked for work.
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"After modest net job gains through the summer, October's strong result suggest there is still some life left in the economic upswing", Bank of Montreal chief economist Doug Porter wrote in a report.
However, the unemployment rate edged up to 6.3% in October from 6.2% in September.
A separate trade report Friday was more in line with the current trend of weakening data, as exports continued falling and deficits surpassed C$3 billion for a fourth month.
Among major Canadian cities, only Calgary and Edmonton had higher unemployment rates, at 8.3 and 8.2 per cent respectively. Prices of exports fell 0.6 per cent, while volumes grew 0.3 per cent. The participation rate increased to 65.7 per cdent Goods-producing industries were behind the gain in October, generating 33.9k jobs versus 1.4k jobs in services All the new jobs were in the private sector.
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However, employment declined in wholesale and retail trade with 36,000 job losses.
The largest employment increase was in Quebec, followed by Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and New Brunswick.
Saskatchewan also noted major year-over-year gains with jobs in construction up 1,800, transportation and warehousing up 1,300 and other services up 2,200.
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