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The Daily Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Building permits, December 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.8 billion worth of building permits in December, up 6.0% from November and the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The gain was largely due to higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings and commercial buildings, with both components hitting record highs. Continue reading  Research and development of Canadian private non-profit […]

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The Daily Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Delay of publication of monthly Canadian international merchandise trade data As noted in the January 17 publication “Impacts of the US government shutdown on the upcoming release of Canadian international merchandise trade data,” the February 5 release for the December 2018 reference month will not occur as originally planned and will be released at a […]

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The Daily Monday, February 4, 2019

Passenger Air Services Price Index, 2017 The Passenger Air Services Price Index rose 0.5% in 2017 compared with 2016. This was the first increase since 2013, when the index grew 1.1%. Both domestic (+0.4%) and international (+0.5%) fares increased. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201949 Views

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Hanes Canada Employees Volunteering to Help Homeless People at Toronto’s Scott Mission

Credits: Invisible People Published on Jan 10, 2019 Just before Christmas, I had the honor of volunteering with Hanes Canada employees at the Scott Mission in Toronto, Canada. Disclosure: Hanes helps Invisible People with socks, and I sometimes work for Hanes as a consultant, but neither myself or Invisible People was compensated for this video. I […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 2019382 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 1, 2019

Telecommunications services price indexes, second quarter 2018 Data for a new set of telecommunications services price indexes (TSPI) are now available from the first quarter of 2014 up to and including the second quarter of 2018. The quarterly indexes measure changes over time in the prices received by telecommunications service providers for fixed telecommunications services […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201962 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 31, 2019

Gross domestic product by industry, December 2018 Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in November, partly offsetting an increase of 0.3% in October. Decreases in wholesale trade, finance and insurance, manufacturing and construction more than offset gains in 13 of 20 industrial sectors. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, January 2019 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201952 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, November 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $1,012 in November, little changed from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, earnings grew by 2.0%. Continue reading  Annual Head Office Survey, 2017 The number of head office employees in Canada increased 0.3% from 2016 to 228,130 in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201955 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Study: Immigrant ownership of residential properties in Toronto and Vancouver, 2016 and 2017 A new study provides detailed information on the degree to which immigrants are integrated in different segments of the housing market in Toronto and Vancouver. Continue reading  Railway carloadings, November 2018 The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 33.8 million […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201956 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 28, 2019

Canadian System of Environmental–Economic Accounts: Intensities and demand-based measures, 2015 Personal expenditure by households (45.8%) continued to be the primary driver for energy use in Canada in 2015, down slightly from 46.2% in 2014. Demand for international exports accounted for 38.2% of energy use in 2015, up from 37.4% in 2014. Continue reading  Canada and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 201951 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 25, 2019

Canada’s population estimates: Age and sex, July 1, 2018 The most recent population estimates point to the continued rapid aging of the Canadian population. Continue reading  Travel arrangement services, 2017 Operating revenue in the travel arrangement and reservation services industry group rose 3.2% from 2016 to $13.7 billion in 2017. Tour operators (68.4%) accounted for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2019123 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 24, 2019

Employment Insurance, November 2018 In November, the number of regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries was virtually unchanged from a month earlier at 439,000, following three consecutive months of declines. Continue reading  Adult criminal and youth court statistics in Canada, 2016/2017 In Canada, under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, individuals are granted the right to a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201959 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Retail trade, November 2018 Retail sales decreased 0.9% to $50.4 billion in November on lower sales at gasoline stations and motor vehicle and parts dealers. Excluding these two subsectors, retail sales increased 0.2%. Continue reading  Global supply, production and distribution chain activities, 2017 In 2017, nearly 1 in 10 firms in the wholesale and manufacturing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201970 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Wholesale trade, November 2018 Wholesale sales fell 1.0% in November to $63.0 billion, more than offsetting the 0.7% increase in October. Sales were down in five of seven subsectors, representing about 82% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, November 2018 Manufacturing sales fell 1.4% to $57.3 billion in November, the second […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201952 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 21, 2019

Investment in building construction, November 2018 Total investment in building construction decreased 2.0% from October to $13.7 billion in November. Both the residential (-2.2% to $9.4 billion) and non-residential (-1.6% to $4.3 billion) sectors declined. Continue reading  Who are the working women in Canada’s top 1%? Even though working women are now more educated than […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 201971 Views

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NationTalk Interview with Krystal Abotossaway – Talent Acquisition Strategic Sourcing Partner -Indigenous Peoples at TD Bank Group

NationTalk speaks with Krystal Abotossaway, a proud member of Aundeck Omni-Kanging First Nations and Talent Acquisition Strategic Sourcing Partner – Indigenous Peoples at TD Bank Group. Krystal speaks about her background and how she injects a little humour by saying she fell into banking before she explains why she chose to work with TD bank. In her […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2019769 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 18, 2019

Consumer Price Index, December 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in December, following a 1.7% increase in November. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.2% in December. Continue reading  Consumer Price Index: Annual review, 2018 The annual average increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201980 Views

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First Nations Pipeline Protest: 14 Land Protectors Arrested as Canadian Police Raid Indigenous Camp

Credits: Democracy Now! Published on Jan 8, 2019 https://democracynow.org – In Canada, armed forces raided native Wet’suwet’en territory in British Columbia Monday, with at least 14 arrests being reported. Land defenders faced off with Royal Canadian Mounted Police as the police breached two checkpoints set up to keep pipeline workers out of protected territory. Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2019408 Views

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Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Gene Tagaban

Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, and Pilipino man of the Raven Freshwater Sockeye Clan from Hoonah Alaska, begins with a wonderful introduction in his ancestral language, describing his name and where he is from. Gene is noted for carrying a small red dress with him as a part of the work he does to stop […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2019682 Views

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Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, census year 2016

Jan. 17, 2019 The article “Aboriginal peoples and agriculture in 2016: A portrait” is now available. This is the fifth article from Canadian Agriculture at a Glance, a compendium of analytical articles based on 2016 Census of Agriculture data. Products The article “Aboriginal peoples and agriculture in 2016: A portrait,” part of Canadian Agriculture at a Glance (Catalogue number96-325-X), is now available. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201974 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 17, 2019

Natural resource indicators, third quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of the natural resource sector increased 1.0% in the third quarter, largely on the strength of the mineral and mining subsector (+4.1%). Natural resource prices were up 1.9% from July to September, led by energy products (+3.6%). Continue reading  Impacts of the US government shutdown […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201957 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Health Reports: Change in total sugars consumption among Canadian children and adults A new study released today in Health Reports is the first to look at the long-term trend in total sugars consumption using the most recent data from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Nutrition 2015. Overall, total sugars consumption—which includes free and naturally-occurring sugars—decreased for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201957 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, October 2018 Key indicators were mixed in October. Refinery receipts of crude oil and refinery production decreased during the month, while domestic sales of refined petroleum products increased compared with October 2017. Continue reading  New products Transportation Data and Information Hub: “Activity indicators – Transportation Data and Information […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201954 Views

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Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with James ‘Uncle’ Michael Widdy Welsh: Member of the Stolen Generation

James ‘Uncle’ Michael Widdy Welsh, a member of the Australian Aboriginal Stolen Generation, speaks in a NationTalk interview from the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) 2018 event. In this interview, the term ‘Stolen Generation’ is explained as a term used in Australia in their shared or similar history to the Indigenous peoples of Canada’s experience, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 2019688 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 14, 2019

Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, third quarter 2018 Retail sales in Canada reached $157.5 billion in the third quarter, up 2.8% from the same quarter of 2017. Higher sales were reported in 12 of the 16 major commodity groupings. Continue reading  Study: The Long-term Effects of Employer-sponsored Pension Plans on Non-workplace Returns on Investments Amid the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 201948 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 11, 2019

Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and disposition, October 2018 Canada produced 23.1 million cubic metres (145.6 million barrels) of crude oil and equivalent products in October, up 13.2% from the same month a year earlier. Continue reading  Leading indicator of cross-border traveller volume, December 2018 Data indicating cross-border travel by automobile through land ports […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201976 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 10, 2019

Building permits, November 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.3 billion worth of building permits in November, up 2.6% from October. Higher construction intentions for commercial buildings drove most of the gain. Continue reading  National tourism indicators, third quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada rose 0.8% in the third quarter, following a 1.1% gain in the second […]

by pmnationtalk on January 10, 201966 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Job vacancies, third quarter 2018 There were 551,000 job vacancies in Canada in the third quarter, up 83,000 (+17.8%) from the third quarter of 2017. Over the same period, the job vacancy rate increased 0.4 percentage points to 3.3%. This was the eighth consecutive quarter with a year-over-year increase in both the number of job […]

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 201968 Views

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Long-awaited Apology for the ‘60’s Scoop in Saskatchewan

Long-awaited Apology for the ‘60’s Scoop in Saskatchewan Now that the Government of Saskatchewan has formally apologized to the Indigenous adoptees of the ‘60’s Scoop, it’s time to ensure that current policies and practices do not lead to future problems. Indigenous children and youth are the fastest growing demographic in the province and are integral […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 2019120 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Canadian international merchandise trade, November 2018 Canadian exports fell 2.9% in November, while imports decreased 0.5%. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world widened from $851 million in October to $2.1 billion in November. Continue reading  Farm product prices, November 2018 Prices received by farmers in November for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201956 Views

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Homeland Journey: 25 Indigenous Leaders Speak About A Future Vision For Canadian Resources

Credits: Homeland Journey Homeland Journey travels across western Canada to speak with 25 First Nations leaders about their vision for a successful future. Throughout these interviews, many common themes begin to surface: They see themselves as partners and consultants for resource development on their lands, and want to ensure environmental protection has first priority. They […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 2019266 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 7, 2019

Production and disposition of tobacco products, November 2018 Canadian manufacturers produced 2.1 billion cigarettes in November, down 0.2% from October. Cigarette production was 5.0% lower compared with the same month a year earlier. Continue reading  Canadian Community Health Survey: Public use microdata file, 2015/2016 The 2015/2016 Canadian Community Health Survey: Public Use Microdata File is […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 201961 Views

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Blackstock readies for another hearing into the unequal treatment of First Nation kids | APTN News

Credits: APTN News It may be a brand new year, but the battle for equality for First Nations kids in Canada has been ongoing for 12 years. Next week, the federal government is back in front of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal defending its progress on implementing Jordan’s Principle, a measure that’s supposed to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 2019362 Views

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Statistics Canada – The Chief Statistician’s Top 10 for 2018

OTTAWA, Jan. 3, 2019 – 2018 was an action-packed year in the world of data. We explored many newsworthy topics this year and published 1,221 releases in The Daily. We thank all Canadians, businesses and partners for your continued trust and support. Thanks to you, we are able to provide important information used for evidence-based decision-making. Did you […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201972 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 4, 2019

Labour Force Survey, December 2018 Employment held steady in December and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.6%. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, November 2018 The Industrial Product Price Index decreased 0.8% in November, mainly due to lower prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index fell 11.7%, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201966 Views

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Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Richard Weston: CEO, Healing Foundation

Richard Weston, a descendant of the Meriam people of the Torres Straight, CEO of Healing Foundation, speaks in a second NationTalk interview from the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) 2018 event. In this interview, Richard begins by elaborating on an organic, spontaneous event at HOSW, whereas a group of men gathered and honored all women […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2019794 Views

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Indigenous Nation Blocks TransCanada Pipeline with New Checkpoint

Credits: Indigenous Americans When TransCanada attempts to deliver a Canadian court injunction against a decade-old Wet’suwet’en checkpoint, they run into a second checkpoint instead. The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw.

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019327 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 3, 2019

Canadian Economic News, December 2018 The December 2018 issue of Canadian Economic News is now available. Continue reading  Financial market statistics, November 2018 Data on financial markets for November are now available. Continue reading  Symmetric input-output tables, 2015 The national symmetric input-output tables for 2015 are now available. Continue reading  StatCan Blog: Impacts of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 3, 201949 Views

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The Daily Friday, December 21, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, October 2018 Real gross domestic product expanded 0.3% in October, following a 0.1% decrease in September. There was growth in 15 of 20 industrial sectors, led by increases in manufacturing, finance and insurance and wholesale trade. Continue reading  Financial and Wealth Accounts on a from-whom-to-whom basis: Selected financial instruments, third […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 201877 Views

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PEN Canada: Security training workshop for indigenous women journalists in Guatemala

Credits: PEN International In December 2017, PEN Canada held a security training workshop for indigenous women journalists in Guatemala, teaching them how to protect themselves and to cope with the stress of working in dangerous environments. The workshop was funded by PEN International.

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2018285 Views

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The Daily Thursday, December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018 Wholesale trade, October 2018 Wholesale sales rose 1.0% to $63.8 billion in October, more than offsetting the 0.7% decline in September. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, representing about 68% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading Payroll employment, earnings and hours, October 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201879 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Consumer Price Index, November 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.7% on a year-over-year basis in November, following a 2.4% increase in October. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI declined 0.2% in November. Continue reading  Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy, 2015 to 2017 Between 2015 and 2017, 17.4% of Canadian enterprises […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201890 Views

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Government support for Indigenous tourism in Alberta

Credits: Edmonton Journal Richard Feehan (Alberta Minister of Indigenous Relations) and Tarra Wright Many Chief (Executive Director, Indigenous Tourism Alberta) announced an initiative to increase Indigenous tourism in Alberta on Tuesday December 11, 2018 at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton.

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2018283 Views

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The top 10 student stories of 2018 – Folio

December 18 2018 U of A students made the grade this year with literary genius, entrepreneurial savvy, impassioned activism, inspiring resilience and more. 1. Rhodes Scholarship just the beginning for rising Indigenous star One of CBC’s best poetry books of 2017 and a stint on the faculty at the Banff Centre were just two of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201864 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Employment Insurance, October 2018 The number of regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries fell for a third consecutive month, down 6,500 or 1.5% from September to 439,600 in October. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, October 2018 Manufacturing sales edged down 0.1% in October to $58.2 billion, following four increases in the previous five months. Lower sales […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201883 Views

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The Daily Monday, December 17, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, October 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $4.0 billion in October, down from $7.8 billion in September. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities increased to $14.9 billion, the largest investment since January 2018. Continue reading  Environmental and Clean Technology Products Economic Account, 2017 Environmental and clean […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 201860 Views

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The Daily Friday, December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, third quarter 2018 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.6% to $11,415.3 billion at the end of the third quarter, a deceleration from the 1.9% increase in the second quarter. Continue reading Pension Satellite Account, 2017 Pension wealth grew […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201889 Views

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Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Richard Weston: CEO, Healing Foundation

Richard Weston, a descendant of the Meriam people of the Torres Straight, CEO of Healing Foundation, speaks of the Healing Foundation and the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) 2018 event. Richard speaks about the 8th HOSW gathering, which is held every 3 to 4 years, and the coming together or gathering of nations from across […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2018847 Views

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The Daily Thursday, December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018 Canada’s international investment position, third quarter 2018 Canada’s net foreign asset position increased by $116.1 billion to $647.9 billion in the third quarter. Continue reading New Housing Price Index, October 2018 New housing prices were unchanged on a national basis for a third month in a row. Continue reading Employer pension plans […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201859 Views

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Growing the Indigenous Economy | Cannabis and the Workplace

Credits: wpgchamber The legalization of cannabis opened doors to significant economic opportunity for our Indigenous communities – just one step in our journey to reconciliation. Learn more about how First Nations communities will play a large role in the Canadian cannabis industry.

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2018320 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Survey of Household Spending, 2017 In 2017, the average Canadian household spent $63,723 on goods and services, up 2.5% from 2016. Continue reading  Industrial capacity utilization rates, third quarter 2018 Canadian industries operated at 82.6% of their production capacity in the third quarter, down from 84.1% in the previous quarter. The decline came in the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201870 Views

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