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June 29, 2016

Principal field crop areas
June 2016

Canadian farmers reported seeding more land to lentils again this year, continuing the strong upward trend observed over the past four years. Seeding of soybeans and corn for grain increased, while canola was relatively unchanged from 2015. The areas seeded to spring wheat, oats and barley fell in 2016.

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June 29, 2016

National tourism indicators
First quarter 2016

Tourism spending in Canada rose 1.1% in the first quarter, after growing 0.3% in the fourth quarter. This was the 12th consecutive quarterly gain in tourism spending and the largest increase since the second quarter of 2014.

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June 28, 2016

Victimization of Aboriginal people in Canada

In 2014, 28% of Aboriginal people aged 15 and older reported that they or their household had been a victim in the previous 12 months of at least one of the eight types of crime measured by the General Social Survey on Victimization. This was a higher proportion than for non-Aboriginal people (18%).

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June 27, 2016

Study: Hires and layoffs in Canada's economic regions: Experimental estimates
2003 to 2013

Paid employment in Canada held steady at 13.2 million from 2009 to 2010, but that figure masks the dynamic nature of Canada's labour market.

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