Canadians owe $1.67 in debt, on average, for every dollar of disposable income.
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"The number of hate crimes presented in this release likely undercounts the true extent of hate crime in Canada, as not all crimes are reported to police,'' Statistics Canada said.
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Among prime-age workers, the unemployment rate dipped to 5.8 per cent.
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"An extremely strong employment report for Canada."
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We're all just working really, really hard.
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The experts promised us a “barnburner” of a first quarter for Canada’s economy, and the economy delivered. Canada’s GDP grew at a 3.7-per-cent pace in the first three months of 2017, more than triplin...
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With wages soaring in information, culture and media, that bachelor of arts degree might pay off after all.
There have been government committees, discussions with the private sector and even a national strategy to teach Canadians basic personal finance. But when Statistics Canada data showed late last year that Canada's household debt is now larger than its GDP, it became painfully apparent that we're failing.
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Canada's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in nine years in April, Statistics Canada reported Friday, but that drop was due to young people leaving the workforce. Overall employment grew b...
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Thank goodness for the housing bubble?
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Well, except fish, that is.
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Canada added 19,000 net new jobs in March, Statistics Canada reported -- but all the job growth was concentrated among men. Despite the increase in employment, the country's jobless rate rose a notch,...
We have $1.67 in debt for every dollar of disposable income in this country.
It dropped to 6.6 per cent last month, its lowest level in more than two years.
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Unemployment dropped to 6.6 per cent last month, its lowest level in more than two years.
Growth comes in strong, but there are clouds on the economic horizon.
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A high cost of living is pushing some out of Canada's largest cities.
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Ontario added virtually no full-time jobs over the past year.
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Canada's population is settling in the bigger cities, ensuring they and their suburban neighbours keep growing, while small cities get smaller.
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The territory has had a 12.7 per cent population increase between 2011 and 2016.
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Out-migration can spell trouble for cities like Toronto and Vancouver.
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Real estate sector declines for first time in five years.
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Massage therapists and computer engineers, rejoice.
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And another 20 per cent will be children of immigrants.
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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.
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 you’re under 55 years of age, don’t start cheering j...
The number of full-time jobs was so low it was statistically insignificant.
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Activity is falling 13 of the 20 sectors covered by StatsCan.
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Alberta sees the biggest decline in wages, but Ontario and B.C. wages are losing steam as well.
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.
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"Ideology will no longer trump good quality data."
Canada has fewer full-time jobs today than it did a year ago.