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Friday, September 4, 2015
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Labour Force Survey, August 2015
Employment was little changed (+12,000 or +0.1%) in August. However, the unemployment rate increased 0.2 percentage points to 7.0%, as more people searched for work. Prior to August, the unemployment rate had held steady at 6.8% for six consecutive months.
Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, second quarter 2015
Labour productivity of Canadian businesses declined 0.6% in the second quarter, following a 0.5% decrease in the first quarter.
Farm product prices, July 2015
Prices received by farmers in July for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available.
Asphalt roofing, July 2015
Shipments of asphalt shingles declined 17.6% from June to 3.0 million metric bundles in July. Compared with July 2014, shipments were 7.3% lower.
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