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July Inflation Rate Falls to 0.1 per Cent as Price Growth Slows, Statcan Reports

Statistics Canada says the consumer price index was up 0.1 per cent compared with a year ago, as gasoline prices were down nearly 15 per cent. The… Read more »

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Economy Grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada Says

Statistics Canada says the economy grew by 4.5 per cent in May as businesses began to reopen after severe lockdowns of March and April. The average economist… Read more »

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Statistics Canada: Annual Inflation 0.7% in June 2020

Statistics Canada says the consumer price index for June was up 0.7 per cent compared with one year ago, ending a run of negative inflation that began… Read more »

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Statistics Canada Says Manufacturing Sales Rose 10.7 per Cent in May 2020

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose in May after posting a record plunge in April, but remained well below their pre-pandemic level. The agency says manufacturing sales… Read more »

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A Quick Look at June 2020 Unemployment Rate in Canadian Provinces and Cities

Canada’s national unemployment rate was 12.3 per cent in June. A quick look at Canada’s June employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 12.3… Read more »

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Economy Adds 953,000 Jobs in June, Unemployment Rate Falls

Statistics Canada says the economy added nearly one million jobs in June as businesses forced closed by the pandemic began to reopen. The agency says 953,000 jobs… Read more »

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Statistics Canada: Economy Posted Record 11.6 per Cent Plunge in April

Statistics Canada says the economy saw its largest monthly drop on record in April as it came to a near standstill due to the pandemic, but early… Read more »

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Statistics Canada: Retail Sales Plunged 26.4 per Cent in April

Retail sales fell by more than a quarter in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Statistics Canada said Friday that they regained some of the lost… Read more »

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Statistics Canada Says Wholesale Sales Posted Record Plunge in April

Wholesale sales in Canada fell by a record 21.6 per cent to $49.8 billion in April, led by a plunge in the motor vehicle and motor vehicle… Read more »

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Statistics Canada Says Manufacturing Sales Posted Record Plunge in April

Canadian manufacturing sales fell by a record amount in April, the first full month of physical distancing measures in the wake of COVID-19, but sales are expected… Read more »

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Statistics Canada to Collect Data on Race as Part of Its Monthly Jobs Report

Statistics Canada is starting a pilot project to collect information on race and visible minority status as part of its monthly jobs report starting with the survey… Read more »

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May 2020 Unemployment Rate in Canadian Provinces and Cities

Canada’s national unemployment rate was 13.7 percent in May. The unemployment rate topped the previous high of 13.1 per cent set in December 1982 in more than… Read more »

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May 2020 Unemployment Rate Hits New Record Even as Economy Adds Jobs

Statistics Canada reports a record high unemployment rate as the economy added 289,600 jobs in May, with businesses reopening amid easing public health restrictions. The unemployment rate rose to 13.7… Read more »

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Statistics Canada: Merchandise Trade Deficit More Than Doubles in April as Exports Plunge

Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit in April more than doubled compared with March as exports fell to their lowest level in more than a… Read more »

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Statistics Canada: 2020 First-Quarter GDP Worst Showing Since 2009

Statistics Canada says the economy in the first quarter had its worst showing since 2009 as steps taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 forced businesses across… Read more »

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Canadian Retail Sales Fall Steeply in March, April Expected to Be Worse

Canadian retail sales collapsed in March as they posted their biggest monthly decline on record and Statistics Canada warned an even bigger drop is expected for April as… Read more »

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Statistics Canada: Annual Inflation Rate Turned Negative in April

Statistics Canada says the annual inflation rate turned negative in April as the economy came to a standstill in the first full month of the pandemic. The… Read more »

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5 Things to Learn From Statistics Canada’s Jobs April Report

Statistics Canada reported Friday that the economy lost nearly two million jobs in April and the unemployment rate soared to 13.0 per cent as the full force… Read more »

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April 2020 Unemployment Rate in Canadian Provinces and Cities

Canada’s national unemployment rate was 13.0 per cent in April. April employment rate (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 13.0 per cent (7.8) Employment rate:… Read more »

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Statistics Canada Says Nearly Two Million Jobs Lost in April

The Canadian economy lost almost two million jobs in April, a record high, as the closure of non-essential services to slow the spread of COVID-19 devastated the economy… Read more »

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Statistics Canada Says Trade Deficit Grew to $1.4 Billion in March

Statistics Canada says the country’s trade deficit grew to $1.4 billion in March as both exports and imports fell due to the COVID-19-related economic slowdown. The agency… Read more »

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Canadian Economy Declined By a Record Breaking Nine Per Cent in March

Initial Statistics Canada data shows economic activity collapsed in March, dropping nine per cent — the biggest monthly decline on record. The COVID−19 pandemic brought business to… Read more »

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Income of Canadians as Per 2016 Census

As per 2016 Census, there was a10.8% increase in the the median total income of Canadian households: $63,457 in 2005 to $70,336 in 2015.