Statistics Canada

Canada Is A Job-Creating Powerhouse .. If You Like Part-Time Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Business

Ontario added virtually no full-time jobs over the past year.

Canada Is The Fastest Growing Country In G7

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada

Canada's population is settling in the bigger cities, ensuring they and their suburban neighbours keep growing, while small cities get smaller.

Nunavut Is Canada's Fastest Growing Territory Thanks To Fertility Rates

CP | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Parents

The territory has had a 12.7 per cent population increase between 2011 and 2016.

Small Cities Boom As Canadians Ditch Pricey Metro Areas: Census

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Business

Out-migration can spell trouble for cities like Toronto and Vancouver.

Canada's Economy Strengthens, But Potential Problem Brews

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Business

Real estate sector declines for first time in five years.

Jobs Canadian Employers Are Most (And Least) Desperate To Fill

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.26.2017 | Canada Business

Massage therapists and computer engineers, rejoice.

Nearly A Third Of Canadians Will Be Immigrants By 2036

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2017 | Canada

And another 20 per cent will be children of immigrants.

Data Is Helping Build The Sustainable Cities Of The Future

James Patava | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Impact
James Patava

Cities around the world are collecting data on all of the same things, yet the way that it is being measured is wildly uneven. WCCD and its work in developing ISO 37120 - the first international standard on indicators for sustainable cities changed all of that.

The 55-Plus Crowd Are Taking Canada's Jobs, But There Is A Reason

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada Business

December was a stellar month for jobs in Canada, with StatsCan reporting 54,000 net new jobs, including a large jump in full-time positions. But if...

Part-Time Work Fuelled Canada's Job Growth Last Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2017 | Canada Business

The number of full-time jobs was so low it was statistically insignificant.

Happy Holidays: Canada's Economy Takes A Big Dive

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada Business

Activity is falling 13 of the 20 sectors covered by StatsCan.

Canadian Wages Suffer Worst Slump In 15 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Business

Alberta sees the biggest decline in wages, but Ontario and B.C. wages are losing steam as well.

Give The Gift Of Friendship To Seniors In Solitude

Michael Gazer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Impact
Michael Gazer

Too often, we wrongly equate isolation with some remote location and therefore the lack of interaction is based on geography. But for a growing number of elderly living in this country's largest city, there is little escape from solitude.

Liberals (Sorta) Move To End Political Interference At StatsCan

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Politics

"Ideology will no longer trump good quality data."

Canada's Unemployment Rate Drops For The Wrong Reason

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Business

Canada has fewer full-time jobs today than it did a year ago.

Canada's Economy Sees Strongest Growth In 2 Years

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Business

The slump that started earlier this year appears to be over.

Canada's Inflation Is Eating All Your Wage Gains, And Then Some

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Business

The average inflation-adjusted wage in Canada is 0.9% lower than a year ago.

Food Prices Are Doing Something They Haven't Done In 17 Years

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Food prices in October posted their first year-over-year decline in nearly 17 years as the annual pace of inflation crept higher. Bank o...

Canada Pretty Much Only Churning Out Part-Time Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada Business

Canada added 67,000 part-time jobs in October, and lost 23,000 full-time ones.

Virtually No Job Growth For Canadians Of Prime Working Age

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.27.2016 | Canada Business

Canada’s job situation may be worse than previously believed.

Canada Added 67,200 Jobs In September

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Business

But the national unemployment rate didn't budge.

Canada's Economy Had A Better-Than-Expected Showing In July

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's economy began the third quarter on solid footing.

Canadian Wages Are Growing Slower Than They Have In 5 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Business

Earnings grew in educational services and construction. Beyond that? Not much.

Stats Canada Raises Alarm Bells About Kids' Lack Of Activity

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Parents

More than three-quarters of three- and four-year-olds spend too much time in front of a screen each day.

Rising Costs And Stagnant Wages Leave B.C. Wallets In Sorry State

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

According to the Canadian Payroll Association's survey of employed Canadians released in advance of this week's festivities, 53 per cent of British Columbians reported that "it would be difficult to meet their financial obligations if their pay cheque was delayed by even a single week."