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Following two months of declines, employment rose slightly in December, up 18,000. (Full Story)
TORONTO—The highest paid 100 CEOs on Canada’s TSX Index had reason to cheer the New Year: By noon January 3, they had already pocketed $44,366 – what it takes the average wage earner an entire year to make. (Full Story)
In October, average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees increased 1.4% to $885.36 from the previous month. (Full Story)
Living standards in Canada are growing at a faster pace than in the United States even though comparisons of labour productivity—the most often-cited indicator—show Canada falling behind during the past decade. (Full Story)
The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits declined slightly (-5,400 or -1.0%) to 541,200 in October, continuing a year-long downward trend. (Full Story)
Canadian workers aged 25 to 54 were less likely to lose their job during the mid-2000s than they were in the late 1970s. (Full Story)
All growth scenarios considered, the Aboriginal identity population in Canada could be between 1.7 million and 2.2 million by 2031, representing between 4.0% and 5.3% of the total population. (Full Story)
After three consecutive monthly decreases, the value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities rose 11.9% to $6.3 billion in October. The increase came from the non-residential sector, particularly in Ontario. (Full Story)
Canadian taxfilers reported making charitable donations of just under $8.3 billion in 2010, up 6.5% from 2009. At the same time, the number of donors increased 2.2% to just over 5.7 million. Data are based on income tax returns filed for 2010. (Full Story)
Canada's overall current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) narrowed $4.0 billion in the third quarter to $12.1 billion, largely the result of higher exports of goods. (Full Story)
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