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New training supports Indigenous wellness workers in Metro Vancouver

Aug. 3, 2018 VANCOUVER – New training programs created by the Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council aim to help Indigenous health and wellness employees who experience emotional stress working on the frontlines. Many Indigenous non-profit organizations report their employees struggle to manage stress-related burnout and the emotional impact of working through the overdose crisis. Employees […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2018146 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 3, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, June 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $2.7 billion in May to $626 million in June, the smallest deficit since January 2017. Exports increased 4.1%, while imports edged down 0.2%. Continue reading  Chain Fisher real export and import values, June 2018 The monthly chain Fisher real dollar […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 201842 Views

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The Daily Thursday, August 2, 2018

Study: Life satisfaction among Canadian seniors, 2016 Life satisfaction goes hand-in-hand with many circumstances, events and attitudes. Studying these factors sheds light on how people assess their lives and what they consider important. Continue reading  Airport activity, 2017 The number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at Canadian airports reached 149.6 million in 2017, an increase […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201829 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 1, 2018

August 1, 2018 Foreign control in the Canadian economy, 2016 Both Canadian (+6.1%) and foreign-controlled (+1.3%) asset values increased in 2016. The foreign-controlled asset share edged down, from 16.9% in 2015 to 16.2% in 2016. Continue reading Financial market statistics, June 2018 Data on financial markets for June are now available. Continue reading NT4

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201842 Views

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Second phase of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Learning Centre complete

Carcross/Tagish First Nation residents now have access to a new Language Hub and meeting spaces for youth and Elders, as well as for their heritage and archives materials and document management systems. The second phase of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Learning Centre is now complete and provides additional space for the community to expand its […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201864 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 Gross domestic product by industry, May 2018 Real gross domestic product was up 0.5% in May, after increasing 0.1% in April. The rise was widespread as 19 of 20 industrial sectors registered increases. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, June 2018 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.5% in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201829 Views

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The Daily Monday, July 30, 2018

Time use: Total work burden, unpaid work, and leisure In 2015, women spent an average of 2.8 hours per day on housework—54 minutes more than men (1.9 hours per day). Continue reading  Research and development personnel, 2015 In 2015, the number of research and development (R&D) personnel in Canada remained relatively stable, with 245,580 full-time […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201850 Views

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The Daily Friday, July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index, first quarter 2018 The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index decreased 0.2% in the first quarter, following no change in the fourth quarter of 2017. Continue reading Consulting Services Price Index, first quarter 2018 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201832 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 26, 2018

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, May 2018 The average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees totalled $998 in May, up 0.4% from April following five months of virtually no change. In the 12 months to May, earnings increased by 2.9%. Continue reading  Aircraft movement statistics: Major airports, May 2018 Aircraft take-offs and landings at the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201837 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018 Railway carloadings, May 2018 The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 31.7 million tonnes in May, up 2.4% from May 2017. Continue reading Dairy statistics, May 2018 Total cheese production (all cheese except processed) increased 2.3% from May 2017 to 38 589 tonnes in May. Continue reading Oilseed crushing statistics, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201841 Views

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Dream of Home Ownership is a Reality – Fund Welcomes 4 New Partners in British Columbia

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dream of Home Ownership is a Reality – Fund Welcomes 4 New Partners in British Columbia Vancouver, July 25, 2018 — The dream of building, purchasing or renovating a home in your community has come true for many First Nations citizens who have partnered with the First Nations Market Housing […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2018142 Views

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Canadians invited to have their say on proposed regulations against harassment and violence in the workplace

From: Employment and Social Development Canada July 24, 2018               Gatineau, Quebec                  Employment and Social Development Canada Harassment and sexual violence of any kind are unacceptable – period. The Government of Canada made a commitment to Canadians to help ensure that federally regulated workplaces, including Parliament Hill, are free from harassment and sexual violence. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201857 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Financial information of universities and degree-granting colleges, 2016/2017 Canada’s 148 public universities and degree-granting institutions spent $27.5 billion in 2016/2017, up 1.5% from $27.1 billion in 2015/2016. Revenues increased 10.7%, rising from $27.2 billion in 2015/2016 to $30.1 billion in 2016/2017. Continue reading  Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, May 2018 Natural gas transmission pipelines […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201832 Views

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The Daily Monday, July 23, 2018

Wholesale trade, May 2018 Wholesale sales rose 1.2% to a record $63.7 billion in May. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, representing approximately 50% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Police-reported crime statistics, 2017 Police-reported crime in Canada, as measured by both the crime rate and the Crime Severity Index, increased for the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 201861 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day | 2018

Credits: Union Gas Partnership. That word means a lot to us at Union Gas. Our goal is to build long-term, productive mutually beneficial partnerships with Indigenous communities across Ontario. Partnerships based on mutual respect and economic opportunity. Because we only succeed when we all succeed. We consult and engage with more than 80 First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2018179 Views

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The Daily Friday, July 20, 2018

Consumer Price Index, June 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.5% on a year-over-year basis in June, following a 2.2% increase in May. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.1% in June, matching the increase in May. Continue reading  Retail trade, May 2018 Retail sales increased 2.0% in May to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201855 Views

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First Nation (Indianer) Pow – Wow dancer, Canada – original sound

Credits: show2019 Published on May 5, 2018 I filmed this clip in Kahnawake few years back. The Kahnawake Mohawk Territory is a First Nations reserve of the Mohawks of Kahnawá:ke on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada, across from Montreal. A pow wow is a social gathering held by many […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2018196 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 19, 2018

Employment Insurance, May 2018 In May, 454,100 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, virtually unchanged from April. Continue reading  Investment in non-residential building construction, second quarter 2018 Investment in non-residential building construction totalled $14.3 billion in the second quarter, up 1.4% compared with the first quarter. Continue reading  Investment in new housing construction, May 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 201850 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Study: Fertility rates and labour force participation among women in Quebec and Ontario, 1996 to 2016 Historically, the labour force participation of women under the age of 45 was lower in Quebec than in Ontario. This situation, however, has changed. Since 2003, the labour force participation of women aged 15 to 44 has been higher […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201868 Views

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Indigenous People’s Gifts to the Church – A NEW WAY FORWARD series with Sherry Ansloos 1 of 2

Credits:Vineyard Canada The “A NEW WAY FORWARD” series explores what it looks like for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to walk together in a good way. Interviews with indigenous theologian Dr. Terry LeBlanc and other local practitioners provide context and rich understanding of the posture necessary for this journey. Sherry Ansloos talks about Indigenous people’s gifts […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2018213 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, May 2018 Manufacturing sales increased 1.4% to $57.1 billion in May, led by the chemical, machinery, and wood product industries. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Large Retailers, May 2018 Monthly data from the large retailers program are now available for May. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201853 Views

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Deborah Minoose 1 / FIRST PEOPLES VOICES

Credits:100huntley Rev. Deborah Minoose has been President of the Aboriginal Ministries Canada for over 19 yrs and been involved in aboriginal ministries in Alberta BC and Sask for over 30 yrs. She was raised and groomed to become a medicine woman in her community of Calling Lake, AB. Deborah’s family established the town and were […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 2018270 Views

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The Daily Monday, July 16, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, May 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities slowed to $2.2 billion in May, down from $9.1 billion in April. Meanwhile, Canadian investors resumed their investment in foreign securities by adding $5.7 billion worth to their holdings, mainly in foreign bonds. Continue reading  New motor vehicle sales, May 2018 New motor […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201843 Views

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Doug Ford Won’t Lift A Finger For Aboriginal & Indigenous People In Ontario

Credits:Doug Ford Disasters Like what you see? Click the subscribe button in the video to keep up-to-date on the latest videos posted here. Published under the Fair Dealing Exception as a public service and educational tool.

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2018218 Views

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The Daily Friday, July 13, 2018

Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, April 2018 Planned refinery shutdowns for maintenance contributed to lower crude oil receipts and refinery production in April. As a result of the temporary shutdowns, Canada imported more refined petroleum products in April compared with the same month in 2017. Continue reading  New Lending Services Price Index, first […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201851 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 Job vacancies, first quarter 2018 The number of job vacancies totalled 462,000 in the first quarter, up 75,000 (+19.3%) from the first quarter of 2017. Meanwhile, the job vacancy rate rose 0.4 percentage points to 2.9%, continuing the series of year-over-year increases in the number of vacancies and the job vacancy rate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201864 Views

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The National for Thursday June 21, 2018 – U.S. Immigration, Indigenous Day, At Issue

Credits: CBC News: The National Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News The National is CBC Television’s flagship news program. Airing six days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada’s leading journalists.

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 2018174 Views

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Prisons ‘pulverizing’ Indigenous people – CBC

Correctional healing lodges aim to reduce rising rates of Indigenous inmates but numbers continue to climb July 11, 2018 Ryan Wilton shuffles into a lineup with dozens of men in plain clothes and prison blues. They pack into a cedar longhouse, smoke billowing through the roof, to witness the release of three inmates and the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201871 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Study: Workers looking for a new job, 2014 Every year, many workers change jobs without necessarily going through a period of unemployment. These workers start their job search while still in the job they wish to leave. Continue reading  Canada’s population clock On July 11, we celebrate World Population Day. To mark the occasion, Statistics […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201854 Views

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Chief Duke Peltier of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

In celebration of our recent National Indigenous History Month, Challenge4Change has launched a pilot program in Ontario to fundraise for the retention and growth of Indigenous Languages and Culture. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 2018489 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Building permits, May 2018 The value of permits issued by Canadian municipalities increased 4.7% to $8.2 billion in May. This followed a 4.7% drop in April, the only month this year where municipalities reported a total value below the $8.0 billion mark. Continue reading  Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and disposition, April 2018 Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 201862 Views

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Leaders International Develops Innovative Research Platform for Canadian Companies Searching for Exceptional Leadership Talent

Leaders International Develops Innovative Research Platform for Canadian Companies Searching for Exceptional Leadership Talent CALGARY, July 9, 2018  – Leaders International, one of Canada’s leading executive search firms, understands that finding the right leadership talent is one of the greatest challenges an organization can face. In fact, the recent 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 2018122 Views

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The Daily Monday, July 9, 2018

Study: The Entry into and Exit out of Self-employment and Business Ownership in Canada Entrepreneurial activity has long been seen as an important driver of innovation, job creation, and productivity growth. However, entrepreneurial activity is heterogeneous. Incorporated self-employment, often termed business ownership, differs from unincorporated self-employment in many respects. However, because of the lack of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201850 Views

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Canada Day marked with celebrations and protests

Credits: TFCBalitangAmerica In Vancouver, a group of Canadians gathered at the Trump Tower, in protest of the US president’s anti-immigration policies.

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2018221 Views

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The Daily Friday, July 6, 2018

Labour Force Survey, June 2018 After two consecutive months of little change, employment rose by 32,000 in June. With more people searching for work, the unemployment rate increased by 0.2 percentage points to 6.0%. Continue reading  Canadian international merchandise trade, May 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world totalled $2.8 billion in May, widening […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 201861 Views

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Aboriginal Day 2018

Credits: Parkland School Division On June 22, hundreds of people, including a large contingent of PSD students and staff, gathered at Heritage Park in Stony Plain to experience cultural teachings and participate in various activities that celebrate Aboriginal communities across the country. This celebration, in its 19th year, brought together children and families for food, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2018252 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 5, 2018

Commercial Rents Services Price Index, first quarter 2018 The Commercial Rents Services Price Index rose 0.7% in the first quarter, following a 0.6% increase the previous quarter. The gain was attributable to higher average rents for all sectors, namely industrial, retail and office buildings. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post indexes, July 2018 Data on Canadian […]

by pmnationtalk on July 5, 201861 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Information related to recent Canada–US tariff changes On June 1, 2018, the United States implemented additional tariffs on selected Canadian steel and aluminum products exported to the United States. The additional tariff rates are 25% and 10% respectively. According to Statistics Canada’s international merchandise trade customs-based data, in 2017, the export value of aluminum products […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201855 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Financial market statistics, May 2018 Data on financial markets for May are now available. Continue reading  Coal mining, 2016 National data on the coal mining industry’s operating revenue and expenses, as well as employment and payroll, are now available for 2016. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201869 Views

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Needlessly cruel:’ Halifax protesters rally over U.S. immigration policy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 30, 2018  By Alex Cooke THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ Demonstrators protesting in Halifax against the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border shouted down a group of American soldiers who were in town to perform in the Nova Scotia International Tattoo. The Halifax rally, which took place alongside hundreds of other […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201853 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 29, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, April 2018 Real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in April as 12 of 20 industrial sectors increased. After a decline in January, gross domestic product has risen every month since the beginning of 2018. Continue reading  Principal field crop areas, June 2018 In 2018, farmers reported seeding less land […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 201853 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 28, 2018

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, April 2018 The average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $995 in April, virtually unchanged compared with the previous month. In the 12 months to April, earnings were up 2.5%. After rising rapidly from August to December 2017, earnings have been relatively stable since the start of 2018. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 201855 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, June 27, 2018

National tourism indicators, first quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada edged up 0.2% in the first quarter, the same pace as in the previous quarter. Increased spending by international visitors in Canada was partially offset by lower tourism spending by Canadians at home. Continue reading  Natural resource indicators, first quarter 2018 Real natural resource gross […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 201860 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

Credits: SouthlakeRHC On June 11, 2018, Southlake celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day in collaboration with the Nin Os Kom Tin Native Cultural Friendship Centre of York Region. We heard wonderful stories from Nora, an Elder, about the history and culture of the Indigenous People. We were treated to a beautiful drumming session and proceeded to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2018211 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to announce agreement to give workers in the Northwest Territories tools and training to find and keep good jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, together with the Honourable Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment for the Northwest Territories, will announce measures to help more people gain skills and work experience. MP McLeod will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201850 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Wages by occupation, 2017 The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees, excluding overtime pay, tips and incentive and performance pay was $27.60 in 2017, little changed from the previous year. However, there were notable changes across occupations. Continue reading  Canadian Community Health Survey, 2017 In Canada, more than three-quarters of women met the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201873 Views

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Eva Greyeyes, Actor, Indian Horse

NationTalk speaks with Eva Greyeyes about her positive experience with SHAD. SHAD produces leaders for Canada through its award-winning, life-changing, pan-Canadian enrichment platform for high school students. Every year, SHAD helps almost 1000 young Canadians tap into their full potential through an innovative month-long program at one of 16 partner university campuses. There, students apply […]

by pmnationtalk on June 25, 2018691 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 25, 2018

Canadian Housing Statistics Program, 2017 (revised data) Single-detached houses dominate the Ontario housing market, accounting for almost two-thirds of residential properties in the province. In British Columbia, in turn, their proportion is less than half. Continue reading  Pipeline transportation of oil and other liquid petroleum products, April 2018 Pipelines received 19.7 million cubic metres of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 25, 201865 Views

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Mining on First Nation Land – The First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun in Mayo/Yukon Territory

Credits: Gertrude Saxinger Published on Nov 22, 2017 This film tells stories and portrays opinions of people from the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun in Mayo/Yukon Territory in Canada related to mining on their Traditional Territory. Produced by the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun, 2017 A film by Gertrude Saxinger, Robert Gebauer, Jörg […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2018212 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 22, 2018

Consumer Price Index, May 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in May, matching the increase in April. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in May. Continue reading  Retail trade, April 2018 Following three consecutive monthly increases, retail sales in April declined 1.2% to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201859 Views

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