Statistics Canada

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."

Canada Finally Creating Some Jobs: StatsCan

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Business

But Ontario, B.C. take a breather.

Don't Look Now, But Canadian Jobs Might Actually Be Booming

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.06.2016 | Canada Business

StatsCan's two measures of jobs are like night and day right now.

Canadian Economy Shows Worst Performance Since Financial Crisis

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Business

Economists had expected a drop of 1.5 per cent in the second quarter, according to Thomson Reuters.

Fight Against Sexual Misconduct In Military Far From Over: Report

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Politics

The military says it completed 51 investigations into inappropriate sexual behaviour between April and July.

Poor Global Growth Outlook A 'Real Challenge' For Canada: Morneau

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's trade deficit with the world swelled to a record level of $3.6 billion in June.

B.C. Wins, Ontario And Alberta Lose In Brutal Month For Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Business

After months of little movement, Canada's job market took a dive in July.

What Are The Safest Cities In Canada?

YPNextHome | Posted 08.03.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

The safety of an area is always top of mind when searching for a new home. Statistics Canada recently released their study on police-reported crimes in 2015. The 2015 report examines the Crime Severity Index (CSI), which measures the volume as well as the seriousness of each crime in comparison to others.

Alberta Wildfires Torched Canada's Economy

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Business

Economy shrank 0.6 per cent in May, StatsCan says.

StatsCan Wants Power To Make Surveys Mandatory

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Politics

Liberals pledged to make the agency more independent.

Canadian Food Prices Are Seeing A Complete Turnaround

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Business

Toronto, Vancouver top the country on inflation.

Census By Cellphone? StatsCan May Text Questions To Canadians

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Business

Texting could be the solution to an alarming drop in response rates.

There's One Province Left Still Creating Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Business

How do you do it, British Columbia?

Falling Loonie Isn't Stopping A Canadian Trade Wipeout

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Business

Two years after oil crash began, Canada's move away from oil is elusive.

8 Things You Can Still Do Well Beyond Your Teens

Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living

They say a goal without a deadline is just a wish. But who are “they” anyway?