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MNBC: Our Deepest Sympathy

On behalf of the Métis Nation BC Board of Directors and our staff, we extend our sincere and deepest sympathy and respect to Ken Fisher for the loss of his beloved Joyce this past week on August 15th, 2017. Joyce was very well known and respected in the Métis community and across the Métis Nation. […]

by aanationtalk on August 18, 201741 Views

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Premier Wynne spends four days with the MNO Canoe Expedition – MNO

With information from a story by: Robert Benzie of the Toronto Star. Original story can be viewed at: https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2017/08/08/premier-kathleen-wynne-will-join-mtis-youth-on-voyageur-expedition.html Starting on August 9, 2017, The MNO Canoe Expedition had some extra crew members as they were joined for four days by Premier Kathleen Wynne and a number of other dignitaries. Among those who also joined […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201719 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 18, 2017

Consumer Price Index, July 2017 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.2% on a year-over-year basis in July, following a 1.0% increase in June. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.2% in July, after posting no change in June. Continue reading  Retail Services Price Index, first quarter 2017 The Retail Services […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201759 Views

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Indigenous 150+ Offers All Ages, PWYC Film Screening

INDIGENOUS 150+ OFFERS ALL AGES, PWYC FILM SCREENING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 @7PM: NIAGARA FALLS SACRED WATER: STANDING ROCK PART 1 BRENDAN EMMERSON, WATER PROTECTOR IN ATTENDANCE http://www.indigenous150plus.com The final Niagara Falls screening in the Indigenous 150+ pay-what you can film series is slated for Wednesday, August 30 at the Seneca Queen Theatre, 4624 Queen Street […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201773 Views

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Marion Crowe, Executive Director, First Nations Health Managers Association

NationTalk Scene @ the recent Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Marion Crowe of FNHMA who discusses on upcoming plans and activities for Indigenous communities and reconciliation for having affordable, accessible healthcare for all of the communities’ across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2017211 Views

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Media Advisory: 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid (August 19, 2017) Montréal (Québec)

Montréal, Quebec – Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montréal will join Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces personnel, Royal Canadian Mounted Police members, Indigenous representatives, youth and other special guests at the Dieppe Park (formerly known as the « parc de la Cité-du-Havre »), […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2017169 Views

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The Daily Thursday, August 17, 2017

An increasingly diverse linguistic profile: Corrected data from the 2016 Census In 2016, almost 7.6 million Canadians reported speaking a language other than English or French at home, an increase of close to 1 million (+14.5%) people over 2011. However, English and French are still the languages of convergence and integration into Canadian society: 93.4% […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201793 Views

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NationTalk Scene @Audio Ismo Heikkila, National Director, T E Wealth - Aboriginal Services

Ismo Heikkila, National Director, T.E. Wealth – Aboriginal Services

NationTalk Scene @ the recent Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Ismo Heikkila of T.E. Wealth who discusses supports for Indigenous communities by working with community trustees and leadership to provide the necessary advice, methodology and support in an unbiased and objective manner, with the ultimate goal of developing the most efficient […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2017257 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Canada’s international transactions in securities, June 2017 Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $923 million in June, the first monthly divestment since July 2015. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities amounted to $13.2 billion, led by acquisitions of equities. Continue reading  Scheduled air passenger origin and destination: Canada–United States, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201737 Views

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Nathan Sack, Director of Operations – Sipekne’kati First Nation

NationTalk Scene @ the recent Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting, speaks with Nathan Sack who discusses positive partnership building and an increased focus on the Missing & Murdered & Indigenous Women and Girls.

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 2017294 Views

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Operation NANOOK 2017 launches today in Canada’s North

August 14, 2017 — Ottawa — National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Operation NANOOK 2017 begins today at locations in Labrador and Nunavut. Nearly 900 military and civilian participants will take part in the 10th iteration of Canada’s annual northern sovereignty operation. Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, commits Canada to increase its presence and operational effectiveness […]

by pmnationtalk on August 14, 2017123 Views

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Raymond Deleary – Councillor Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

NationTalk Scene @ the recent Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Councillor Raymond Deleary who discusses federal support, relationship building and the focus of advancing education among his community. He also discusses the recent ruling from the Supreme Court decision involving Enbridge crude oil pipelines and the Chippewas of the Thames First […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 2017267 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 11, 2017

Study: Low income among persons with a disability in Canada, 2014 People with a disability accounted for approximately 20% of the Canadian population aged 25 to 64 in 2014, but for 41% of the low income population in the same age group. Continue reading  Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index, second quarter 2017 The Traveller Accommodation […]

by pmnationtalk on August 11, 201734 Views

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Chief Harley Chingee – Mcleod Lake Indian Band

NationTalk Scene @ the recent Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Chief Harley Chingee who discusses wealth building and the importance of positive networking to ensure inclusion for all First Nations leaders and communities.

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 2017361 Views

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The Daily Thursday, August 10, 2017

New Housing Price Index, June 2017 In June, new house prices in Southern Ontario paused from their recent upward climb, curbing the national increase at 0.2%. This was down from a 0.8% increase in April and a 0.7% gain in May. Continue reading  Leading indicator of cross-border traveller volume, July 2017 Data on the number […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201750 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Building permits, June 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in June, up 2.5% from May and the second highest value on record. Higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings and commercial buildings were mainly responsible for the national increase. Continue reading  Public sector employment, 1969 to 1982 Data on public sector employment […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201752 Views

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NationTalk Scene @Audio Teresa Reis, President, National Sales Manager Hilton Worldwide

Teresa Reis, President, National Sales Manager Hilton Worldwide www.Hilton.com

NationTalk Scene @ the recent Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Teresa Resi who supports the Assembly of First Nations by providing services for conferences, meetings and events

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 2017246 Views

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Newfoundland & Labrador – A New Frontier for Gold Exploration – CEO.ca

Canada is well known for its gold mineralization; the Abitibi Greenstone Belt in Northern Ontario and Quebec, the Golden Triangle in Northern British Columbia and the White Gold District in the Yukon. Lesser known, but quickly emerging as the next frontier in Canadian gold mining exploration and development, is Newfoundland & Labrador (NL). Over the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 201738 Views

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SNC-Lavalin-Dragados-Pennecon General Partnership to work with Husky Energy on Canadian offshore project

August 8, 2017 SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), Dragados Canada and Pennecon Ltd are pleased to announce that their General Partnership (GP) has been awarded a construction contract from Husky Energy as part of the company’s West White Rose Project in Newfoundland and Labrador. The GP will build a concrete gravity structure (CGS) for a fixed drilling […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 2017222 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Apartment Building Construction Price Index, second quarter 2017 Contractors’ prices for the construction of new apartment buildings rose 1.0% in the second quarter compared with the previous quarter. Nationally, this was the seventh consecutive quarterly increase. Continue reading  Non-residential Building Construction Price Index, second quarter 2017 Contractors’ prices for new non-residential building construction rose 0.8% […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 201743 Views

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Canada’s Supreme Court | Government Must Consult Indigenous Peoples

Credits: The National Published on Jul 26, 2017 In landmark rulings, Canada’s Supreme Court has made it clear that the federal government must consult with Indigenous Peoples over energy projects that potentially conflict with treaty rights. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News.The National is CBC Television’s flagship news program. Airing […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 2017325 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 4, 2017

August 4, 20174 Labour Force Survey, July 2017 Following two months of notable increases, employment was little changed in July (+11,000 or +0.1%). As the number of people searching for work edged down, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 6.3%. This is the lowest rate since October 2008, just prior to the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 201772 Views

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Ryan MacIntosh, Business Development, Innovation 7 www.Innovation7.ca

NationTalk Scene @ Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Ryan MacIntosh about providing services and value for business advisory, housing and infrastructure consulting and Indigenous engagement for First Nations and the federal government.

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2017307 Views

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Sphinx and SOQUEM continue to explore for zinc on the Calumet-Sud project, Quebec

Montréal, August 3, 2017 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) and its partner SOQUEM are pleased to announce the continuation of the exploration work on the Calumet-Sud zinc project (the “Project”). The first phase of this additional work has been approved by Sphinx and SOQUEM following the receipt of the encouraging […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201783 Views

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The Daily Thursday, August 3, 2017

Asphalt roofing, June 2017 Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 4.3 million metric bundles in June, up 24.5% from May and 5.8% higher than June 2016. Continue reading  Canadian Economic News, July 2017 The July issue of Canadian Economic News is now available. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post indexes, August 2017 Data on Canadian foreign post […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 201768 Views

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Scott Sanders, Account Executive AFN Insurance Brokers Inc. http://afnib.com

NationTalk Scene @ Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Scott Sanders who discusses a full range of insurance coverages from main assets to different liabilities for all First Nations across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2017267 Views

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Media opportunities for Operation NANOOK 2017

August 2, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Media are invited to participate in several media opportunities during Operation NANOOK 2017, which is taking place in Rankin Inlet, NU; and northern Labrador from 12 to 27 August 2017. Elements of the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Air Force, and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2017127 Views

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Immigration, aging, housing costs fuel rise in multigenerational households – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 2, 2017  By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ About a year after Yi Jiang and her family moved to Ottawa from China, they found themselves sharing a two-bedroom apartment with her parents. After living together in Shenzhen, it seemed only natural that once the entire family was in Canada, her […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201773 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 2, 2017  (Mba-Churchill-Rail-Line) The fight continues over who is responsible for fixing a broken rail line to Churchill, Manitoba. Omnitrax, the Denver-based company that owns the rail line, tells the Winnipeg Free Press it is no longer obligated by a 2008 contract that provided millions of taxpayer dollars in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201770 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Families, households and marital status: Key results from the 2016 Census Today, more people in Canada are living alone, as part of a couple without children or in common-law unions than in the past. The evolving living arrangements and families of Canadians can have consequences on the housing market, on caregiving and care receiving and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201796 Views

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Arnold Jerry, Consultant, Colliers Project Leaders www.colliersprojectleaders.com

NationTalk Scene @ Assembly of First Nations, Annual General Meeting speaks with Arnold Jerry who discusses project management for First Nations projects in Canada. The main goal of Colliers Project Leaders is to look at the scope of the project and ensure the quality, budget and timelines are adhered to for the customer.

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2017302 Views

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Immigration, aging, housing costs fuel rise in multigenerational households – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 2, 2017 By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ About a year after Yi Jiang and her family moved to Ottawa from China, they found themselves sharing a two-bedroom apartment with her parents. After living together in Shenzhen, it seemed only natural that once the entire family was in Canada, her […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201776 Views

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Anishinabek Nation mourns passing of influential educator

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE, Nipissing First Nation (July 29, 2017)—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is deeply saddened to announce the passing of a great educator from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, Stephen Fox. “My heart-felt condolences go to his wife Monica, his three children and grandchildren, and family,” expressed Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. “I’d also […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2017114 Views

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Employee who pushed and ejected man from Canadian Tire no longer with company – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 30, 2017 REGINA _ A Canadian Tire staff member who physically removed an Indigenous man from a store in Regina is no longer with the company, a spokesperson said Sunday. Kamao Cappo of the Muscowpetung First Nation posted a video to social media last week that appears to show him being pushed […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201795 Views

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The Daily Monday, July 31, 2017

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, June 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index declined 1.0% in June, mainly due to lower prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index declined 3.7%, primarily due to lower prices for crude energy products. Continue reading  Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index, June 2017 The […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201755 Views

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The Daily Friday, July 28, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry, May 2017 Real gross domestic product grew 0.6% in May, with 14 of 20 industrial sectors increasing. This was the seventh consecutive monthly increase. Continue reading  Commercial Software Price Index, June 2017 The Commercial Software Price Index (CSPI) declined 1.7% from May to June. Continue reading  Computer and peripherals price […]

by pmnationtalk on July 28, 201738 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 27, 2017

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, May 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $972 in May, virtually unchanged from April but up 2.0% from 12 months earlier. Continue reading  Aircraft movement statistics: Major airports, May 2017 There were 524,168 aircraft take-offs and landings in May 2017 at the 91 Canadian airports with NAV […]

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 201737 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 26, 2017

2016 Census of Population advisory: Families, households and marital status, and Language Next week, Statistics Canada will turn the spotlight on Canadian families, their households, how they live, and the languages they speak. As Canada continues to celebrate its 150th anniversary, Statistics Canada will continue to share its year-long story of our country and its […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201747 Views

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B.C.’s new attorney general says province won’t delay Trans Mountain permits – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 25, 2017 By Laura Kane THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ British Columbia’s attorney general says the NDP government will not artificially delay permits for the Trans Mountain pipeline, despite the premier’s vow to use every available tool to stop the project. David Eby said he’s been tasked by Premier John Horgan to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201734 Views

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First Nations chiefs help kick off Calgary Stampede

Credits: The Canadian Press Published on Jul 10, 2017 One of the chiefs of the Treaty 7 First Nations says he was honoured to be a marshal in the Calgary Stampede parade. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says having seven chiefs as marshals this year reflects the area’s indigenous history. The Canadian Press is Canada’s most […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017354 Views

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Vancouver’s Raymond Boisjoly shortlisted for $50,000 Aimia/AGO Photography Prize – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 25, 2017  TORONTO _ Indigenous artist Raymond Boisjoly is among the four finalists for the $50,000 Aimia/AGO Photography Prize. The Vancouver-based Boisjoly, who is of Haida and Quebecois descent, was selected from an initial long list of 30 artists. He specializes in photographic and text-based works, and was also shortlisted for the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201778 Views

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Pipeline project, wildfires top agenda for first meeting between Trudeau, Horgan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 25, 2017  OTTAWA _ The debate around the future of the planned TransMountain pipeline expansion in British Columbia could intensify today when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets new B.C. Premier John Horgan for the first time. Horgan was sworn into office last week after an unprecedented photo-finish election that saw former premier […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201736 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Dairy statistics, May 2017 The volume of yogurt produced in May was 31 763 tonnes, down 16.3% from May 2016. This decrease was mainly due to a plant closure in the summer of 2016 in Quebec, Canada’s largest yogurt-producing province. Continue reading  Deliveries of major grains, June 2017 Data on major grain deliveries are now […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201759 Views

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Canadian Rangers join in Franklin Expedition homecoming – Canadian Army Journal

July 21, 2017 Gjoa Haven, Nunavut — An Inuit Canadian Ranger calls an invitation to take part in the opening of a new exhibit of artifacts from the storied Franklin Expedition a sign of appreciation for the role of the Inuit community in expanding the knowledge of it. Inuit knowledge has played a major part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201764 Views

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Federal government to supply more funds for B.C. wildfire response – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 22, 2017  KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ The federal government is promising more funding to support residents affected by raging wildfires in British Columbia as some of the thousands of people displaced prepare to return home. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government will supply $600 per household evacuated due to wildfires and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201790 Views

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The Daily Monday, July 24, 2017

Wholesale trade, May 2017 Wholesale sales rose 0.9% to a record high $61.6 billion in May. Sales were up in six of the seven subsectors, representing 80% of total wholesale sales. The miscellaneous subsector and the motor vehicle and parts subsector contributed the most to the advance. Continue reading  Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, first quarter […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201735 Views

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The Daily Friday, July 21, 2017

Consumer Price Index, June 2017 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.0% on a year-over-year basis in June, following a 1.3% increase in May. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was unchanged in June, after being down 0.2% in May. Continue reading  Retail trade, May 2017 Retail sales increased for the third consecutive […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 201738 Views

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Operation NUNAKPUT 2017 concludes in Hay River, Northwest Territories

July 20, 2017 – Yellowknife, N.W.T. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have successfully concluded Operation NUNAKPUT 2017 after nearly four weeks of presence and domain operations across the Northwest Territories. Approximately 140 personnel from the CAF and other government departments and agencies were deployed throughout the Northwest Territories. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017104 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 20, 2017

Employment Insurance, May 2017 In May, 525,300 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, down 12,800 (-2.4%) from April. This continues a downward trend that began in late autumn 2016, reflecting the relative strength observed in the economy. Continue reading  StatCan Blog: Mapping Canada’s wages There’s a new item in Statistics Canada’s labour statistics toolbox. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201767 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, May 2017 Manufacturing sales increased for the third consecutive month, up 1.1% to $54.6 billion in May. The gain was mainly attributable to higher sales in the transportation equipment and chemical manufacturing industries. Continue reading Industrial chemicals and synthetic resins, 2016 Anhydrous ammonia (100%) production totalled 5.0 million […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201737 Views

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