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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.

Surprise Resignation Of StatsCan Head Was Months In The Making

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Wayne Smith left his position on Friday.

Want A Raise? Stay Away From These Industries

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Business

It's not easy getting a raise in Canada these days. StatsCan's latest survey of payroll employment, earnings and hours found wages are once again f...

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.

Canadians Apparently Filled The S*** Out Of The Census

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Politics

Bless you all.

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.

Canadian New Home Prices Soar Most In 9 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says its new housing price index gained 0.7 per cent in May, its largest monthly increase since July 2007. The agency sa...

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.

For Once, Canadians Aren't Piling On More Debt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Business

Soaring house prices send Canadians' net worth up.

Canada's Jobless Rate Drops To Lowest In Almost A Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Business

Job growth triples economists' expectations.

StatsCan Suspends Census Deadline For Fort McMurray Evacuees

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

About 2,400 buildings, mostly homes, have been lost in the wildfire.

Loonie Surge Leads To Canadian Trade 'Collapse'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's trade deficit hits record high.

The Long-Form Census Is Coming Back

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Politics

Call it the start of the government's biggest big data push.

Canadian Airfares At Six-Year Lows

CP | Sindi Skenderi, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2016 | Canada Business

Airfares have responded to falling energy prices.

Canada's Economy Smashes All Expectations In January

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.31.2016 | Canada Business

"2016 is off to a roaring start."

Shrinking Canadian Profits Mean Layoffs Ahead

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Business

Shrinking profits aren't just a problem in the oil business anymore.

Canadian Veggie Prices Soar 18.2%

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Business

Overall food prices are 4 per cent higher than a year ago.

Offered Wages Are Falling Across Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Business

Falling offered wages are a sign of worsening economic conditions.

35,000 Workers Wanted: StatsCan Goes On Census Hiring Spree

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Business

Harper's voluntary household survey is gone, and the census is back.

Want A Raise? These Are The Industries With The Biggest Wage Gains

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Business

Sluggish job market or not, wage growth in Canada is picking up, new data from StatsCan shows. Wages in Canada jumped by 1.6 per cent in just one m...

Factory Sales Tumble Again: StatsCan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Factory sales in Canada tumbled in September as the country's auto assembly plants reported a sharp drop in sales after four months of gain...

Canada's Job Market Soared In October, But...

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.08.2015 | Canada Business

After months of stagnation, Canada's job market took off in October, adding 44,000 jobs as the unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point ...

'Back To Reality' For Canada's Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economy grew a moderate 0.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday, suggesting the bounce-back from recession that happened th...

Canada's Economy Likely Growing Twice As Fast As Expected

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economy grew 0.3 per cent in July, Statistics Canada says, faster than the rate that economists had generally expected. With these numbers...

Seniors Outnumber Kids Under 14 In Canada For The First Time

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Living

The shift was driven by a trend that took root in 2011 and has continued to accelerate — the aging of the baby boomers