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Employment rose by 51,000 in February, following a slight decline the previous month. This increase was spread between full- and part-time work. The unemployment rate remained at 7.0% as more people participated in the labour force. (Full Story)
In December, the number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits fell for the third time in four months, down 8,300 (-1.6%) to 517,000. The recent decreases brought the number of beneficiaries down to a level similar to that of the spring of 2012. (Full Story)
Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $911 in November, up 0.5% from the previous month. On a year-over-year basis, earnings increased 3.2%. (Full Story)
Between 1981 and 2006, Canadians increasingly chose to own, rather than rent, their homes. At the outset of this 25-year period, 62% of households owned a home; by 2006, this proportion had risen to 69%. (Full Story)
Employment rose by 40,000 in December, the fourth increase in five months. December's increase was all in full-time work. The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 7.1%, the lowest in four years. (Full Story)
Following a small decline in September, the number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in October edged up 4,600 (+0.9%) to 535,000. (Full Story)
by Point de Bascule

Justin Trudeau, the frontrunner in the Liberal Party of Canada leadership race, will take part in a meeting on Saturday, December 22,  2012, in Toronto, where he. will share the podium with numerous Islamist leaders.  For the occasion, he will be joined by many Muslim Brotherhood heavyweights, including Tariq Ramadan, Jamal Badawi and Mustafa Ceric.  (Full Story)

In 2011, employment among landed immigrants in the core working-age group of 25 to 54 increased 4.3% from the previous year. The majority of the growth occurred among established immigrants who had been in the country for more than 10 years. (Full Story)
TORONTO - Despite an aging population, ageism is the most tolerated form of social discrimination in Canada, new research from Revera Inc., a Canadian leader in seniors' accommodation, care and services, reveals.  (Full Story)
Following three months of little change, 534,400 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in August, up 16,400 (+3.2%) from July. (Full Story)
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