Economic Indicators

Solid U.S. hiring lowers unemployment rate in latest sign of a still-sturdy job market

Employers are finding it easier to hire, with fewer complaints of worker shortages and less pressure to raise pay

By Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | December 8, 2023

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Surge in newcomers putting pressure on inflation via housing demand: BoC official

All levels of government must work together to reduce barriers to building more homes, deputy governor said

By Nojoud Al Mallees, The Canadian Press | December 7, 2023

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Montreal home sales in November edged down from year ago

Home sales in the region totalled 2,664, down from 2,700 in November 2022

By The Canadian Press | December 6, 2023

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Both goods and services see productivity declines in Q3

The 0.8% drop is the sixth straight quarterly labour productivity decline, StatsCan reports

By James Langton | December 6, 2023

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