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Canada to hike cost-of-living needs for international students

Cost-of-living financial requirement for incoming international students to Canada will reportedly be more than double on Jan 1, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marc Miller announced Dec 7.

Canada’s economy shrank in third quarter, but still above recession, says Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: Amid weak business and consumer spending as well as lower exports, the Canadian economy shrank in the third quarter, Statistics Canada reported.

Statistics Canada's latest report casts doubts on country's claims of prevailing labour shortage

Ottawa/IBNS: Statistics Canada's new report that Canada is reportedly facing a widespread labour shortage that has led economists to argue that high job vacancies aren't due to a shortage of workers.

Canada's annual inflation rate descends to lowest level since August 2021

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's annual inflation rate fell to 4.3 percent in March, its lowest level since August 2021, Statistics Canada reported Tuesday.

Canada’s grocery bills skyrocketing though annual inflation rate drops slightly to 6.9 pct in Sep: Stat Canada

Toronto/IBNS: Canada’s grocery bills continue to soar, though the annual inflation rate dropped slightly in September to 6.9 per cent, Statistics Canada reports.

Canada's 2021 census data reveals number of transgender, non-binary people for first time

Ottawa/IBNS:  Statistics Canada’s 2021 Census of Population included for the first time a question on gender at birth, allowing all cisgender, transgender and non-binary individuals to report their gender.

Canada's annual inflation rate hits a new 31-year high of 6.7 pct in March

Ottawa/ IBNS: The rise in Canada's inflation rate to 6.7 per cent in March, exceeded economists' expectations with a full percentage point higher than February's already 30-year high, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.

Canada's unemployment rate hits record low as economy adds 72,500 jobs in March: Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: With the addition of 72,500 jobs in March, Canada's unemployment rate fell from 5.5 per cent to 5.3 per cent, its lowest rate on record comparable to data going back to 1976, the agency said. reported Statistics Canada on Apr 8.

Canada's decline in immigrants due to border restrictions main cause of population growth halt: Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's population growth rate almost hit 37 million last year, almost twice the pace of every other G7 country from 2016 to 2021, mostly due to new arrivals of approximately 1.8 million people from around the world, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.

Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 4.8 pct in Dec, highest since 1991: says Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: The annual pace of inflation in Canada climbed to 4.8 per cent in December, the highest since 1991, says Statistics Canada.

Canada adds 55,000 jobs in Dec, unemployment rate falls to 5.9

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada added 55,000 jobs to its economy in December before the surge of COVID-19 cases at the end of the month, Statistics Canada has said said in a recent survey.

Canada's inflation rate rises to 3.6 per cent, highest level in decade: Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS:  Canada's inflation rate rose to 3.6 percent in May, the fastest pace in a decade, Statistics Canada said.

Observing Asian Heritage Month, Statistics Canada reveals employment details of South Asians, Chinese, Filipino

Ottawa/IBNS:  In observation of Asian Heritage Month, Statistics Canada profiled the employment characteristics of the three largest Asian populations in Canada: South Asian, Chinese, and Filipino Canadians aged 15 to 69 during the three months ending in April 2021.

Canada sees its biggest job increase since Sep 2020 after it added 259,000 jobs in Feb

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada saw its biggest job increase since September 2020, when it added 259,000 jobs in Feb, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

Statistics Canada to do large scale hiring ahead of 'contact-free' census

Canada/IBNS: In its attempt to perform a contact-free or physically distanced census during the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada said in a press release published this week that it is looking to hire approximately 32,000 field staff to survey the Canadian population this spring.