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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.

Canada: Quebec reports employment increase of 231,000 in May, the largest among the provinces

Quebec/IBNS: Quebec's increase in employment by 231,000 (+6.5 per cent) from April to May was the largest gain among Canada's provinces and recorded a recovery of nearly 30 per cent of the cumulative losses witnessed in March and April, according to the Labour Force Survey, May 2020, reported by Statistics Canada on June 5.

B.C. witnesses highest Police-reported opioid drug offences: Statistics Canada reports

Ottawa, Jul 23 (IBNS): The data collected by the Public Health Agency of Canada, which promotes and protects the health of Canadians, from January 2016 to December 2018 revealed that opioid drug offences were highest in British Columbia (B.C.), Statistics Canada reported.

Canada sees rush of 67,000 new jobs in January

Ottawa, Feb 8 (IBNS): Canada saw a rush of 67,000 net new jobs in the month of January, Statistics Canada said.

Canada inflation rate inches up to 2.3%

Ottawa, Apr 20 (IBNS): Canada's inflation rate at 2.3 per cent in the year ending in March is highest since 2014, in part because of higher gasoline prices, media reports said.

Canada GDP down by 0.1% in January, says Statistics Canada

Ottawa, Mar 29 (IBNS): Canada's real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has gone down by 0.1% in Jan, 2018, according to the Statistics Canada.

Canada's inflation rate jumps to 2.2 per cent in February

Ottawa, Mar 24 (IBNS): Inflation rate in Canada had risen to 2.2. per cent in February, from 1.7 a month before, Statistics Canada reported on Friday.

Canada GDP remains unchanged in October, says Statistics Canada

Ottawa, Dec 23 (IBNS): Canada's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which has shown a rise by 2% in September, remained unchanged in October, according to Statistics Canada.

Canada: Unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage

Toronto, Apr 9 (IBNS): Employment in Canada has little changed in March (+19,000 or +0.1%), while the unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage points to 6.7% as more people searched for work, said Statistics Canada website.