OTTAWA Canada's crime rate climbed 2% in 2018, the fourth consecutive annual rise, because of higher police-reported instances of fraud and sexual assault, data showed on Monday.
OTTAWA, July 22 Canadian wholesale trade fell
1.8% in May after five months of gains, Statistics Canada said
on Monday, as sales in the motor vehicle and auto parts
OTTAWA, July 17 Lower energy prices helped push
down Canada's annual inflation rate in June to 2.0% from 2.4% in
May, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday, a week after the Bank
of Canada predicted the indicator would start falling.
OTTAWA, July 10 The Bank of Canada held interest
rates steady as expected on Wednesday and made clear it had no
intention of easing monetary policy, while highlighting the
risks trade wars posed to the global economy.
OTTAWA/TORONTO, July 10 The Bank of Canada on
Wednesday looks set to raise its second-quarter economic growth
forecast and stand pat on interest rates, taking a different
tack from some major peers, which are signaling plans for
OTTAWA, July 5 Canada's economy shed a net 2,200
jobs in June after two months of gains, but wages jumped by the
most in more than a year - a sign of strength analysts said
ruled out the chances of the Bank of Canada cutting interest
rates next week.
OTTAWA, July 3 Canada reported a surprise trade
surplus in May, its first in almost a year, official data showed
on Wednesday, in another sign the nation's economy is recovering
following a recent slowdown.
OTTAWA, July 3 Rising exports of motor vehicles,
aircraft and energy products helped Canada post a surprise C$762
million ($582 million) trade surplus in goods in May, Statistics
Canada reported on Wednesday - only the second surplus seen
since December 2016.
OTTAWA, June 28 Canadian firms expect an
increase in sales growth over the coming year, a Bank of Canada
survey said on Friday, adding to optimism that the economy is
recovering from a recent downturn.
OTTAWA Unknown actors are using bogus certificates to smuggle Canadian meat into China, Trade Minister Jim Carr said on Wednesday, a day after Beijing halted beef and pork imports citing falsified paperwork.