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Exploring Canada’s Indigenous history in Toronto

Credits: CityNews Toronto Duke Redbird is on a mission to educate Toronto residents about the region’s Indigenous history. The project, called Wigwam Chi-Chemung, is presented by Myseum, CityNews’ Audra Brown has the details.

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2019158 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Passenger bus and urban transit, 2017 Total operating revenue for the Canadian transit and ground passenger transportation industry increased slightly (+2.6%) from 2016 to $12.7 billion in 2017, while total operating expenses were up 3.2% over the same period to $14.5 billion. Continue reading  Residential Dwelling Address Test File As part of the Data Strategy […]

by pnationtalk on July 2, 201933 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 28, 2019

June 28, 2019 Gross domestic product by industry, April 2019 Real gross domestic product was up 0.3% in April, following a 0.5% increase in March. Goods-producing industries rose 0.4%, while services producing industries increased 0.2%. The 20 industrial sectors were nearly evenly split between gains and losses. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201963 Views

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Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas Gathering, October 2018

Credits: Environment and Climate Change Canada Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas are being established across the country to help meet our international commitments for the protection of biodiversity and to enable Indigenous leadership in conservation. Hear from Indigenous leaders and other organizations working together to make Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas a reality across Canada.

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019219 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019 National tourism indicators, first quarter 2019 Tourism spending in Canada rose 0.6% in the first quarter. Increased spending by both Canadians and international visitors in Canada contributed to the rise. Continue reading Payroll employment, earnings and hours, April 2019 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $1,023 in April, up 0.7% […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201952 Views

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Indigenous Peoples at the CBSA – Hollis Yetman’s Story

Credits: CBSA ASFC Hollis saw a great opportunity in becoming a #CBSA border services officer. It was important for him to be able to live the lifestyle of his Indigenous ancestors while maintaining his career. He believes that there are great opportunities for #IndigenousPeoples in the Agency. Are you a member of an #Indigenous community […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2019230 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Natural resource indicators, first quarter 2019 Real gross domestic product of the natural resources sector fell 1.9% in the first quarter, after a 1.2% decline in the previous quarter. Despite rebounds in energy and mineral resource prices, total volumes continued to decline. Continue reading  Principal field crop areas, June 2019 According to the June Field […]

by pnationtalk on June 26, 201949 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Wholesale trade, April 2019 Wholesale sales increased 1.7% to $65.3 billion in April, the fifth consecutive monthly increase. Higher sales were recorded in five of seven subsectors, accounting for 86% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Canadian Community Health Survey, 2018 Cigarette smoking rates have declined from 2015 to 2018, while adult obesity rates have […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201957 Views

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Montreal’s Amherst Street to be renamed to honour Indigenous history

Credits: The Canadian Press Montreal street named after the British general Jeffery Amherst is being renamed Atateken Street in honour of the local Indigenous population. The mayor and local Indigenous leaders were on hand for the name change. Atateken is a Mohawk word that means brotherhood and sisterhood. Amherst, a British general, is accused of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019275 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 24, 2019

June 21, 2019 Retail trade, April 2019 Retail sales rose for the third consecutive month, edging up 0.1% to $51.5 billion in April. Excluding sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations, retail sales were down 0.1%. Continue reading Investment in building construction, April 2019 Total investment in building construction increased 2.6% in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 201943 Views

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2019 Indigenous Peoples Day

Credits: Parkland School Division Enoch Cree First Nation-Maskekosihk (land of the Enoch First Nation) hosted the 20th annual event celebrating First Nation, Metis and Inuit art, culture and spirit. June 21st is also the Canadian National Indigenous Peoples Day.

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2019172 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 20, 2019

Employment Insurance, April 2019 In April, 438,300 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, little changed from March. Continue reading  Balance sheet of the agricultural sector, December 31, 2018 Equity in Canada’s farm sector totalled $522.2 billion on December 31, 2018, up $18.1 billion (+3.6%) from the same date a year earlier. This follows a 6.4% […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 201921 Views

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Congress 2019 – Big Thinking – Storytelling and strength: Voices from Indigenous theatre in Canada

Credits: IdeasIdees This panel discussion brings together award-winning performers, writers, and directors to explore how their artistic process reconnects them with self, family and their cultural heritage and illuminates sometimes difficult questions. Panelists will discuss their artistry as a way to help express their identity and cultural practices, how they negotiate the inclusion of personal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2019209 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Consumer Price Index, May 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.4% on a year-over-year basis in May, following a 2.0% increase in April. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.3% in May. Continue reading  Study: The role of social capital and ethnocultural characteristics in the employment income of immigrants over time […]

by pnationtalk on June 19, 201945 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, April 2019 Manufacturing sales declined 0.6% to $57.8 billion in April, following a 2.6% increase in March. Continue reading  Job vacancies, first quarter 2019 The number of job vacancies in the first quarter was 506,000, up 44,000 (+9.6%) from the first quarter of 2018. Over the same period, the job vacancy […]

by pnationtalk on June 18, 201939 Views

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Economic outcomes improving for Indigenous people, but not fast enough, report says | CBC News

Credits: JerZMinaj Economic outcomes are improving for Indigenous Peoples in Canada, but the changes aren’t happening fast enough, according to a new report. The National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) released its Indigenous Economic Progress report in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Tuesday. We have to work together to close these gaps.- Melanie Delorme “Indigenous economic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2019230 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 17, 2019

Canada’s international transactions in securities, April 2019 Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $12.8 billion in April, mainly in the form of equities. At the same time, Canadian investors marginally reduced their holdings of foreign securities. Continue reading  Experimental monthly estimates of international trade in services, April 2019 Experimental estimates of Canada’s […]

by pnationtalk on June 17, 201934 Views

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Indigenous Peoples Are Not Seen as Equals in Confederation; It’s Time to Fix That

Credits: Centre for International Governance Innovation The first Indian Act in Canada created an unfair relationship between the Canadian government and Indigenous peoples. Under the Act, Indigenous peoples were not recognized as independent or self-governed polities. In this video, CIGI expert Joshua Nichols considers Indigenous peoples’ self-governance alongside the Supreme Court of Canada’s decisions about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2019164 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 14, 2019

Spring flooding in selected communities across Canada: Factors impacting the ability to respond to natural disasters, 2019 Flooding can have devastating, costly and long-lasting consequences for communities. This article provides information on the topic, by looking at the characteristics of selected communities affected by flooding, and identifying factors which may impact their ability to respond […]

by pnationtalk on June 14, 201929 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, first quarter 2019 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, increased 2.3% to $11,399.3 billion at the end of the first quarter. This was largely due to a 27.1% increase in the value of natural resources following a 23.5% decrease in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201946 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Canada’s international investment position, first quarter 2019 Canada’s net foreign asset position was up by $86.7 billion in the first quarter, to $696.1 billion. This increase mainly reflected higher equity prices and was moderated by the appreciation of the Canadian dollar against all major foreign currencies. Continue reading  Study: The effect of changing Canada–United States […]

by pnationtalk on June 12, 201941 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Canadian Housing Statistics Program, 2018 Today, Statistics Canada is releasing new Canadian Housing Statistics Program data on the number and characteristics of residential property owners in Nova Scotia, Ontario and British Columbia in 2018. A new indicator on property use is now available. Continue reading  Survey of Drinking Water Plants, 2017 Total water use in […]

by pnationtalk on June 11, 201953 Views

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Government of Canada nurturing cross-cultural awareness in New Brunswick through Canada Service Corps project

Cross-Cultural Youth Project to empower youth to address needs of Dorchester, Memramcook and Fort Folly June 8, 2019         Dorchester, New Brunswick        Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to start their careers and succeed. Today, Alaina Lockhart, […]

by pnationtalk on June 10, 201957 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 10, 2019

Building permits, April 2019 Canadian municipalities issued a record $9.3 billion worth of building permits in April. The increase in the value of permits was almost entirely due to a planned change in development costs in Metro Vancouver. Continue reading  Securities statistics, first quarter 2019 The value of debt securities issued by Canadian entities increased […]

by pnationtalk on June 10, 201933 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019 Labour Force Survey, May 2019 Employment held steady in May, following a strong increase in April. The unemployment rate was down 0.3 percentage points to 5.4%, as the number of people looking for work decreased sharply following little change over the previous three months. The unemployment rate in May was the lowest […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201953 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 6, 2019

June 6, 2019 Canadian international merchandise trade, April 2019 Canada’s exports rose 1.3% in April, while imports decreased 1.4%. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $2.3 billion in March to $966 million in April. Continue reading Farm product prices, April 2019 Prices received by farmers in April for grains, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201936 Views

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NWAC Statement Indigenous Women: Peace, Security And Inclusion: Women Deliver 2019 Conference Session

“Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people deserve better. This is a pivotal time for Indigenous rights.” – Lynne Groulx, CEO, NWAC Vancouver, BC. – Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) CEO Lynne Groulx appeared today at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, BC to add her expertise in human rights and her strong voice […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 2019115 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, first quarter 2019 Labour productivity of Canadian businesses increased 0.3% in the first quarter, following a 0.4% decline in the fourth quarter of 2018. Continue reading  Energy statistics, March 2019 In March, production in all primary energy sectors rose compared with March 2018. Over the same period, […]

by pnationtalk on June 5, 201957 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Crop Condition Assessment Program, 2019 As of May 26, 2019, crop development was much lower to lower than the average (as observed from 1987 to 2018) for most parts of Canada, according to the Crop Condition Assessment Program. Continue reading  Sawmills, March 2019 Lumber production increased by 18.7% from February to 5 528.3 thousand cubic […]

by pnationtalk on June 4, 201954 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 3, 2019

Infographic: Lung Cancer in Canada, 2000 to 2016 There were 17,755 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed in Canada in 2016, excluding Quebec (see note to readers). Lung cancer was the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada after breast cancer, representing 12% of all new cancer cases in 2016. It was also the leading […]

by pnationtalk on June 3, 201940 Views

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National inquiry calls murders, disappearances of Indigenous women a ‘Canadian genocide’

Credits:  CBC News: The National Indigenous women and girls have faced a ‘Canadian genocide’ driven by the disproportionate level of violence, according to the final report of the $92-million National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, which was obtained by CBC News and verified by sources. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2019178 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 31, 2019

Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, first quarter 2019 Real gross domestic product grew 0.1% in the first quarter, the same growth rate as the fourth quarter of 2018. Real gross national income rose 0.9%, largely because of higher export prices of crude oil and crude bitumen. Continue reading  Gross domestic product by industry, March […]

by pnationtalk on May 31, 2019100 Views

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Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in citizenship oath

Credits: The Canadian Press Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen has introduced a bill that would change Canada’s oath of citizenship to include a reference to the rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Liberal government says the proposal demonstrates its commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2019176 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 30, 2019

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, March 2019 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $1,016 in March, up 0.8% from February following four months of little change. Compared with 12 months earlier, earnings grew by 1.9%. Continue reading  Canada’s balance of international payments, first quarter 2019 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted […]

by pnationtalk on May 30, 201947 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Study: Commuting within Canada’s largest cities Commuting patterns in large metropolitan areas, and the ways in which Canadians are getting to work in those areas, have changed considerably over the past two decades, according to a new study. Continue reading  Railway carloadings, March 2019 The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 31.5 million […]

by pnationtalk on May 29, 201951 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Farm income, 2018 The realized net farm income of agricultural producers fell 45.1% in 2018 to $3.9 billion, the largest percentage decrease since 2006. This followed a 2.8% decline in 2017. Continue reading  Farm cash receipts, first quarter 2019 Farm cash receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $15.9 billion in the first quarter, up 3.1% from […]

by pnationtalk on May 28, 201948 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 27, 2019

Poultry and egg statistics, May 2019 and annual 2018 Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats as well as edible dried egg products are available for May 2019. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults are available for April 2019. Data on egg production are available for March 2019. Annual […]

by pnationtalk on May 27, 201949 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 24, 2019

Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, first quarter 2019 Canadian corporations earned $106.9 billion in operating profit in the first quarter, edging down $322 million or 0.3% from the fourth quarter of 2018 but 2.2% higher compared with the first quarter of 2018. Continue reading  Impact of spring flooding on businesses in key areas across Canada […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201941 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 23, 2019

Wholesale trade, March 2019 Wholesale sales rose for the fourth consecutive month, up 1.4% to $64.1 billion in March. Higher sales were recorded in six subsectors, accounting for 82% of total wholesale sales. The motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector was the lone subsector to decline. Continue reading  Employment Insurance, March 2019 […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201953 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2018 Self-reported sexualized and discriminatory behaviours in the Canadian Armed Forces declined significantly from 2016 to 2018, while the prevalence of self-reported sexual assault and certain inappropriate behaviours did not change. However, increased awareness and positive perceptions of responses to sexual misconduct suggest that members have a better […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201992 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Investment in building construction, March 2019 Total investment in building construction decreased 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion. Continue reading  Milled wheat and wheat flour produced, Canada and United States, 2017 and 2018 Canadian millers milled 3 190 189 tonnes of wheat in 2018, up 3.7% from 2017, while total flour produced grew to 2 […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201953 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 17, 2019

Impact of spring flooding in key areas across Canada Many areas in Eastern Canada reported record snowfall and heavy spring rainfall, which caused increased levels of flooding in some areas. Continue reading  Just the Facts: Asylum claimants The number of asylum claimants—those individuals requesting refugee protection upon or after arrival in Canada—more than tripled from […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201948 Views

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Introduction – Symposium on Indigenous and Non-indigenous Relations in Canada

Credits: Baha’i Community of Canada Office of Public Affairs “Rethinking the relationship between spirituality and reconciliation” A symposium held at First People’s House at the University of Victoria, March 8-9, 2018 Sponsored by the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, the Baha’i Community of Canada, the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 2019188 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 16, 2019

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, March 2019 Manufacturing sales increased 2.1% to $58.0 billion in March, following a 0.2% decrease in February and a 0.9% gain in January. The transportation equipment, petroleum and coal product, and primary metal industries posted the largest gains in March. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, March 2019 Foreign investors […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201971 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Consumer Price Index, April 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in April, following a 1.9% increase in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.3% in April. Continue reading  Study: Earnings of immigrants and children of immigrants in official language minority populations In Canada, the vitality […]

by pnationtalk on May 15, 201975 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019 Trade by exporter and importer characteristics: Goods, 2018 Almost 180,000 Canadian enterprises imported or exported over $1 trillion in goods in 2018. Nearly 90% of this activity was attributable to a relatively small number of enterprises (30,369) that both export and import goods. Continue reading Temporary employment in Canada A temporary job […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201951 Views

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It’s Time to Re-imagine Canada’s ‘nice’ Identity | Riley Yesno | TEDxUofT

Credits: TEDx Talks What are the dominant perceptions of Canadian identity? Riley Yesno questions if they are truly as accurate as we may think they are. She will challenge us to think critically about the identities we create and their ability to be changed. Ultimately, her talk will leave you asking: Is it time to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2019338 Views

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Canada invests in improving road travel for residents of the Montreal metropolitan area

From: Infrastructure Canada Bois-des-Filion, Quebec, May 13 2019—Safe efficient road networks are key to helping our businesses prosper, supporting economic growth and allowing people to spend less time in traffic and more time with loved ones. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with Ramez Ayoub, Member of Parliament for Thérèse-De […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201938 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 Study: The Impact of Immigrant Business Ownership on International Trade Understanding the impact of immigrants on international trade is particularly important for Canada as it is an open economy with a relatively large immigrant population. While there are many studies that identify a link between immigrants and international trade, few assess the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2019116 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 10, 2019

Labour Force Survey, April 2019 Employment rose by 107,000 in April, with notable gains in part-time work for youth. The unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 5.7% as more people participated in the labour market. Continue reading  Building permits, March 2019 Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in March, up […]

by pnationtalk on May 10, 201967 Views

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