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Gas and air ticket prices help push Canada’s inflation rate to 2.3%

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Growth in part-time work behind February jobs gains

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Domestic demand, private investment driving Japan’s growth

Home construction rises in February: CMHC

ECB offers further hint of stimulus withdrawal