Total employment increased by 17.3 per cent in the GTA, 9.7 per cent in Ottawa and 1.9 per cent in the rest of the province.
The Toronto and Ottawa metropolitan areas were responsible for 98.6 per cent of all net job growth in the province.
Compared to 2007, Ontario had 170,000 fewer manufacturing jobs in 2017.
Five Ontario economic regions actually lost jobs in 2019.
Toronto's employment rate fell from 64 per cent to 61.9 per cent.
Ontario’s minimum wage will stay at $14 per hour next year.