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Inflation reached a 22 year high last month

March 27, 2013

Last month inflation numbers made the largest increase, nationally, in 22 years. Statscan analyst Jeffrey Peter says the cost of some specific goods and services were behind the surge. “Gasoline prices rose 8.4% following a point-one percent decline in January. Consumers also paid more for personal passenger vehicles, prices for clothing and footwear increased, there [...]

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Economy grew by better-than-expected 0.3% in November: StatsCan

January 31, 2013
Economy grew by better-than-expected 0.3% in November: StatsCan

Statistics Canada says the economy grew by 0.3 per cent in November, following a 0.1 per cent rise in October. Global TV BC News

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Mayors blast StatsCan figures that show Langley is crime capital of Lower Mainland

December 13, 2012
Mayors blast StatsCan figures that show Langley is crime capital of Lower Mainland

Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender is outraged about statistics that paint his community as the crime capital of the Lower Mainland. “I think it’s a waste of time and it’s misleading,” Fassbender said Wednesday in response to Crime Severity Index statistics cited in a report by the Vancouver Police Department at the Vancouver Police Board.  [...]

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Long-form census cancellation taking toll on StatsCan data

October 28, 2012
Long-form census cancellation taking toll on StatsCan data

The federal government’s decision to cancel the long-form census has started to take a toll on Statistics Canada’s data, the agency warned when it released its final tranche of the 2011 census last week. CBC | British Columbia News

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Job vacancies up in July compared to previous year: StatsCan

October 17, 2012

OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says the number of job vacancies rose in July. The agency says there were 264,000 vacant jobs in the month, up 32,000 from July 2011. There were 5.3 unemployed people for…… News1130: Recent News Articles

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