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The Daily Thursday, April 18, 2019

Retail trade, February 2019 Following three consecutive monthly declines, retail sales rose 0.8% in February to $50.6 billion. Sales were up in 5 of 11 subsectors, representing 73% of retail trade. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Large Retailers, February 2019 Monthly data from the large retailers program are now available for February. Continue reading  Employment […]

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5 Things To Know About Indigenous Humour

Credits: TVO Tim Fontaine, founder and “Editor-in-Grand-Chief” of Walking Eagle News and producer/host of APTN’s The Laughing Drum, shares five things you should know about Indigenous humour. ABOUT TVO Indigenous TVO Indigenous explores current affairs stories from Indigenous perspectives. Our video content spans topics about land, identity, life and politics, and helps to promote learning […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201965 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Consumer Price Index, March 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.9% on a year-over-year basis in March, following a 1.5% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.3% in March. Continue reading  Retail Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2018 The Retail Services Price Index (RSPI) edged down 0.1% in […]

by pnationtalk on April 17, 201914 Views

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Native man talks Trudeau Liberal record on Aboriginal issues: “nice words but…” | David Menzies

Credits: Rebel Media Published on Apr 15, 2019 David Menzies of The Rebel reports: Outside the Liberal Party of Canada Convention in Toronto, we encountered a First Nations delegate attending the convention as an observer. We had an in-depth conversation about the Trudeau Liberals’ spotty record of providing practical assistance to reserves, and the divide […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201938 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, February 2019 Manufacturing sales edged down 0.2% in February to $56.6 billion, following a 0.8% increase in January. Lower sales at motor vehicle assembly and wood products industries were largely offset by gains in the petroleum and coal product, paper and machinery industries. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, February […]

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Jane Philpott asks Liberals about help for Kashechewan First Nation

Credits: The Canadian Press Published on Apr 12, 2019 Independent MP Jane Philpott asks her former Liberal colleagues when the government will make a serious commitment to help relocate Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario, which deals with flooding every spring. Dan Vandal, Philpott’s parliamentary secretary when she was minister of Indigenous services, says plans […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201961 Views

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The Daily Monday, April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019 The population living in shelters: Who are they? Access to safe and affordable housing is an important aspect of well-being. Unfortunately, some Canadians are unable to secure stable housing and, for various reasons, may stay in a shelter. This study uses census data to provide an overview of the population living in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201915 Views

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Challenges to Canada’s Arctic sovereignty

Credits: CBC News Published on Apr 10, 2019 A new report by the standing committee on foreign affairs and international development identifies climate change, a shortage of infrastructure and a lack of respect for the rights of Indigenous peoples as challenges facing Canada’s Arctic sovereignty. The report also points to Russia’s growing military presence and China’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 201960 Views

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The Daily Friday, April 12, 2019

New Lending Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2018 The New Lending Services Price Index (NLSPI) rose 3.4% in the fourth quarter—the largest quarterly increase since the third quarter of 2015—following a 1.4% decrease in the previous quarter. Continue reading  Estimates of multifactor productivity growth in the provinces, 2017 Multifactor productivity in the business sector increased […]

by pnationtalk on April 12, 201919 Views

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Indigenous Crown Relations | Pre-election Breakfast Series

Credits: Max Bell School of Public Policy Published on Apr 11, 2019 The Max Bell School of Public Policy and Policy Options assembled a panel to to discuss Indigenous-Crown Relations in light of the upcoming federal election. This event took place the Rideau Club in Ottawa on April 2, 2019. The panelists included K̓ÁWÁZIⱢ (Marilyn Slett), […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 2019118 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 11, 2019

Infrastructure Economic Account, 2018 The value of Canada’s stock of public and private infrastructure stood at $852 billion in 2018, up $47 billion from 2017. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, February 2019 New house prices at the national level were unchanged in February, despite growth in some of the housing markets surveyed. Continue reading  […]

by pnationtalk on April 11, 201920 Views

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Indigenous People & Pipelines | Support and Opposition for the Oil & Gas Industry

Credits: Crownsmen Partners Published on Apr 9, 2019 This interview focuses on Indigenous People & pipelines and tries to give an honest perspective of support and opposition for pipelines and the oil and gas industry. Support and opposition to pipelines varies by individual, community, province, and country. Pipelines are arguably the most contentious topic with not […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201971 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Survey on Early Learning and Child Care Arrangements, 2019 About 60% of children under the age of 6 participated in some form of formal or informal child care in the previous three months. This represented almost 1.4 million young children. Continue reading  Study: Employment and Social Assistance Receipt among Overdose Fatalities in British Columbia A […]

by pnationtalk on April 10, 201925 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Gord Peters

A double-header features an interview with former Chiefs of Ontario, Gord Peters who talks about political initiatives and insights into the process towards establishing indigenous sovereignty. Music by Randy Black with a song for Leonard Peltier. Native poet Chrystos reads a piece about cultural appropriation. I’ll end the show with a song by Redbone called […]

by pmnationtalk on April 9, 2019139 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Farm Input Price Index, fourth quarter 2018 The Farm Input Price Index decreased by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Continue reading  Electric Power Selling Price Index, February 2019 The Electric Power Selling Price Index (2014=100) is now available for February. Continue reading  NT4

by pnationtalk on April 9, 201925 Views

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The Daily Monday, April 8, 2019

Building permits, February 2019 Canadian municipalities issued $7.8 billion worth of building permits in February, down 5.7% from the previous month. The decline was largely due to lower construction intentions for multi-family dwellings. Continue reading  Rail transportation, 2017 Canadian railways generated operating revenues of almost $14.9 billion in 2017, up 7.6% from 2016. This growth […]

by pnationtalk on April 8, 201964 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Carlos Nakai

From the US Southwest, traditional flute player R. Carlos Nakai, a Grammy Award-winning artist who has recorded more than 30 albums throughout his career including one album that went Gold in the US. He talks about the history and tradition of the instrument and his own career experiences. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201988 Views

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The Daily Friday, April 5, 2019

Labour Force Survey, March 2019 Following increases in January and February, employment held steady in March. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8%. Continue reading  Energy statistics, January 2019 In January, crude oil and natural gas production and electricity generation rose, while coal production declined compared with the same month in 2018. Over the same […]

by pnationtalk on April 5, 201937 Views

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Trudeau’s apology means nothing, says Grassy Narrows protester | Power & Politics

Credits: CBC News Published on Mar 28, 2019 Justin Trudeau apologized for how he responded to a protester from Grassy Narrows First Nation who was demonstrating at a Liberal Party fundraiser. Another protester from Grassy Narrows said she was dissappointed by Trudeau’s initial response and that his apology means nothing.

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2019140 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 4, 2019

Study: Financial Expectations and Household Debt The interplay of factors underlying the long-term increase in Canadian household debt is a central theme in public discussion. A new Statistics Canada study shows that families’ expectations about their financial situation in the near future appear to be a key correlate of their own debt accumulation patterns. Continue […]

by pnationtalk on April 4, 201923 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Study: Debt and assets among senior Canadian families, 1999 to 2016 While senior families with debt saw the value of their assets increase, the proportion of senior families carrying debt rose from 27% in 1999 to 42% in 2016. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post indexes, April 2019 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now […]

by pnationtalk on April 3, 201921 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 2, 2019

April 2, 2019 Households and the Environment Survey, 2017 Canadian households play an important role in the environment, whether it be changing the type of light bulbs they use to ones that use less energy, volunteering on behalf of a group to conserve or protect the environment, independently cleaning up shorelines, beaches or roadsides, or […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201942 Views

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Nicole Bourque-Bouchier – CEO of Oilsands Supplier Bouchier Group

Nicole Bourque-Bouchier was recently named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, along with being ranked among Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women; she is the CEO of the Bouchier Group based in Alberta and was also recognized at the 2018 Indspire Awards in the category of Business and Commerce. Recently, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on April 1, 2019142 Views

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Imperial Reports 2018 Financial Results

Vancouver | March 29, 2019 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Select Annual Financial Information Years Ended December 31 expressed in thousands, except share and per share amounts 2018 2017 2016 Total revenues $360,173 $453,113 $428,218 Net income (loss) $(125,595) $77,113 $(54,080) Net income (loss) per […]

by pnationtalk on April 1, 201923 Views

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The Daily Monday, April 1, 2019

Federal government spending on science and technology, 2019/2020 (intentions) As of December 2018, federal government spending on science and technology (S&T) is expected to decrease by 2.6% to $11.7 billion in 2019/2020. This would be the second consecutive annual decline in S&T spending following three consecutive increases. Continue reading  Study: Characteristics of multinational enterprises in […]

by pnationtalk on April 1, 201925 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 29, 2019

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2019 Real gross domestic product expanded 0.3% in January, fully offsetting the declines in November and December 2018. The rise was widespread as 18 of 20 industrial sectors were up. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2019 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.3% in […]

by pnationtalk on March 29, 201972 Views

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Nationtalk speaks with Dr. Gretchen Roedde author of Deep Water Dream, A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario

A hopeful memoir that shares the author’s voyage of discovery as a mother, wife, and physician in underserved communities in northern Ontario. In underserved areas of Canada, the communities themselves can be one of the strongest parts of the health care team. Dr. Gretchen Roedde shows how local communities play a major role in responding […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2019181 Views

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Dechinta ‘bush university’ eyes expansion with five years of federal funding – CBC

New funding will make land-based education more accessible Mar 28, 2019 The Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning is planning to use $13 million in new federal money to diversify its programming across the North. The money was promised to the centre over the next five years in the 2019 federal budget. “To date it’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201937 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 28, 2019

National tourism indicators, fourth quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada rose 0.3% in the fourth quarter, following a 0.8% gain in the third quarter. Increased spending by international visitors to Canada was partially offset by lower spending by Canadians in Canada. Annually, tourism spending in Canada rose 2.8% in 2018, following a 4.3% gain in […]

by pnationtalk on March 28, 201932 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2019 Canada’s exports were up 2.9% in January, mainly on the strength of higher crude oil export prices. Imports rose 1.5%, led by higher aircraft imports. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $4.8 billion in December to $4.2 billion in January. Continue reading  Distributions […]

by pnationtalk on March 27, 2019160 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Final Day of the 2nd Annual She is Wise Conference in Toronto

Nationtalk speaks with Elder Mariea Linklater is Nehiyowskewe from Thunderchild First Nation, Saskatchewan and lives now in Saskatoon,. After 8 years in residential school, she went on to marry her husband of 59 years Walter Linklater, who passed away in 2018; in addition to raising their own 7 children, they fostered over 300 children, and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2019510 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Day 2, She is Wise Conference – Keynote Speaker – Kathy Abolson-King

(Minogiizhigokwe – Shining Day Woman) Anishinaabe, a member of Flying Post First Nation, is a Kokum, mother, daughter, auntie, sister. She works as an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Indigegogy, Faculty of Social Work, at Wilfrid Laurier University.  Her academic and cultural work has been in restoring, reclaiming, re-righting Indigenous history, knowledge, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2019448 Views

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Leaders from Grassy Narrows, Cat Lake have both requested Prime Minister visit to see struggles first hand

Leaders from Grassy Narrows, Cat Lake have both requested Prime Minister visit to see struggles first hand Mar 26, 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hasn’t yet committed to visiting two First Nations in northwestern Ontario despite leaders from those communities asking that he come see the effects of ongoing issues, first hand. The chiefs of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201937 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Natural resource indicators, fourth quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of Canada’s natural resources sector decreased by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Natural resources prices fell 7.0% from October to December, led by decreases in energy products (-9.4%). Continue reading  Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy Enterprises that implemented product innovations reported on average that […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 201957 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 25, 2019

Job vacancies, fourth quarter 2018 The number of job vacancies increased by 78,000 (+16.6%) from the fourth quarter of 2017 to 548,000 in the fourth quarter. At the same time, the job vacancy rate was up 0.4 percentage points to 3.3%, the third successive quarter above 3.0%. Continue reading Canadian Transportation Economic Account, 2014 Output […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201925 Views

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Tabatha Bull – CCAB Chief Operating Officer

NationTalk speaks with CCAB Chief Operating Officer, Tabatha Bull about the upcoming Indigenous Women in Leadership Award Gala slated for April 16, 2019 in Toronto. She also speaks about this year’s Indigenous Woman Entrepreneur of the year Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO, of the Bouchier Group. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2019226 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) She is Wise Final Day Keynote Speaker – Sandi Boucher

Sandi Boucher of Thunder Bay and a proud member of Seine River First Nation in Treaty 3, is a dedicated author, activist, and a strong advocate for respectful cross-cultural relationships that honour wisdom and not just education. The host of “The Learning Curve” on Shaw Community TV, Sandi is known for her passionate and empowering […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2019301 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 22, 2019

Consumer Price Index, February 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.5% on a year-over-year basis in February, up from a 1.4% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI increased 0.3% in February. Continue reading  Retail trade, January 2019 Retail sales decreased for the third consecutive month, declining 0.3% to $50.1 […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019255 Views

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Opinion – New dollars, sure, but same political game – NetNewsLedger

March 21, 2019 WINNIPEG – OPINION – In November 2005, in the waning days of a Paul Martin-led Liberal federal government, the Kelowna Accord was forged. It was the result of an unprecedented 18-month consultative process between the federal government, provincial and territorial governments and all five major national Indigenous organizations. The result was a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201929 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wholesale trade, January 2019 Wholesale sales rose 0.6% to $63.5 billion in January, a second consecutive monthly gain. In volume terms, wholesale sales increased 0.7%. Continue reading  Employment Insurance, January 2019 The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits fell to 435,600 in January, down 9,800 (-2.2%) from December. Continue reading  Investment in building […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201984 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Study: Projections to 2036 of the labour force in Canada and its regions In recent years, the participation rate—defined as the size of the labour force relative to the total population aged 15 and older—has decreased, despite a relatively robust economy, low unemployment and higher levels of immigration. This is largely the result of population […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 2019119 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Food services and drinking places, January 2019 On a seasonally adjusted basis, sales in the food services and drinking places subsector decreased 1.0% to $6.1 billion in January. Sales were down at full-service restaurants (-2.1%), limited-service restaurants (-0.5%) and drinking places (-1.2%). Sales increased at special food services (+2.1%). Continue reading  Survey of Regulatory Compliance […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201935 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 18, 2019

Canada’s international transactions in securities, January 2019 Foreign investors acquired $28.4 billion of Canadian securities in January, following a significant divestment in December. Meanwhile, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $8.8 billion, led by sales of US shares. Continue reading Experimental monthly estimates of international trade in services, January 2019 Experimental monthly […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201943 Views

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Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016

March 15, 2019 Table of contents Introduction 1. Concepts and variables 2. Data collection 2.1 Collection methods 2.2 Census response rates (collection)  2.3 Questionnaires and instruction guides  2.3.1 Questionnaire languages 3. Data processing 3.1 Coding of the Membership in a First Nation or Indian band write-in question 3.1.1 Edit and imputation of Aboriginal variables 3.2 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201999 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 15, 2019

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2019 Manufacturing sales increased 1.0% to $57.1 billion in January, following three consecutive monthly decreases. Higher sales in the food as well as the electrical equipment, appliance and component industries were the main contributors to the gains in January. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, December 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201937 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 14, 2019

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, fourth quarter 2018 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, declined 2.2% to $11,080.6 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. Continue reading  Measuring private short-term accommodation in Canada, 2015 to 2018 In 2018, private short-term accommodation in Canada generated $2.8 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201937 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2018 Canada’s net foreign asset position decreased by $109.1 billion to $528.6 billion in the fourth quarter, after reaching a record high $637.7 billion at the end of the third quarter. The decline mainly reflected the weaker performance of foreign stock markets relative to the Canadian stock market. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201936 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Janel Munoa

From southern California, rock vocalist Janel Munoa, from the Pachanga band of the Luiseno people, recently recorded her new album Howls from Deep in the Woods. Her first release, produced by Frank Gryner of Rob Zombie fame, was a hard-hitting disc of deeply lyrical material. Janel begins speaking of her roots and beginnings in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 2019586 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Canadian Housing Statistics Program, 2018 Additional information on non-resident ownership of residential properties shows that over one in five residential properties in Metro Vancouver Subdivision A are subject to non-resident participation, a higher rate than any census subdivision with more than 5,000 properties. Continue reading  Electric Power Selling Price Index, January 2019 The Electric Power […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201946 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 11, 2019

Study: Labour market outcomes among refugees to Canada Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from 1980 to 2009. Although not selected for economic reasons, the success of refugees in the labour market is an essential element of their long-term integration into Canadian society. Continue reading  Immigrant income by landing year and years since landing, 1980 to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 201939 Views

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