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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.

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.