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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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.