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Statistics Canada releases unemployment rate for February 2016 News

Canada’s unemployment rate has rised to 7.3 per cent for the month of February according to Statistics Canada. This jobless rate has increased by 0.1 percentage points for the third month in a row. For the first time in three years it has reached 7.3 per cent, the report found. The labor force survey says there were 2,300 jobs lost in February

Sexual assaults still a problem amid declining crime rate, says Statistics Canada News

By Christine Tippett Crime rates are declining in Canada – except for sexual assaults, according to a new report from Statistics Canada. One in five Canadians 15 years and older reported they had been victims of a crime in the last year, down from one in four Canadians ten years earlier. The data was collected

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