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The Daily Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Health Reports: Blood pressure, hypertension and leading risk factors Hypertension is the leading modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease and is the leading risk factor for death worldwide. New research shows that nearly one-quarter of Canadian men (24%) and women (23%) have hypertension, and that 84% of people with hypertension are aware of it. Furthermore, […]

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The Daily Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Study: Are Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Conditions Barriers to Postsecondary Access? Postsecondary education is a key factor in achieving economic success. However, little attention has been paid to the role that disability plays in determining whether youth enroll in postsecondary education. A new study released today finds that youth with a neurodevelopmental condition (NDC) or […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 20195 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 15, 2019

Family Matters: Adults living with their parents Close to 1 in 10 Canadian adults aged 25 to 64 lived with at least one of their parents in 2017. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, December 2018 Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $19.0 billion in December, led by a record divestment […]

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The Daily Thursday, February 14, 2019

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, December 2018 Manufacturing sales declined for the third consecutive month, down 1.3% to $56.4 billion in December on lower sales of petroleum and coal products. Excluding this industry, manufacturing sales declined 0.3%. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, December 2018 New housing prices were unchanged at the national level for the […]

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The Daily Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy, 2017 In 2017, enterprises were more likely to import goods or services into Canada (38.5%) than to export them (25.0%). Continue reading Young people not in employment, education or training: What did they do in the past 12 months? There is growing interest in the activities of young people […]

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The Daily Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Study: Syrian refugees who resettled in Canada in 2015 and 2016 In 2015, the Canadian government announced a plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada by the end of February 2016, in the wake of the ongoing war in Syria since 2011 and the ensuing humanitarian crisis. Continue reading Ownership of Residential Property by […]

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The Daily Monday, February 11, 2019

Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and disposition, November 2018 Canada produced 22.8 million cubic metres (143.3 million barrels) of crude oil and equivalent products in November, up 6.6% from the same month a year earlier. In the 10 months prior to November 2018, total crude and equivalent production averaged 21.8 million cubic metres per […]

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The Daily Friday, February 8, 2019

Labour Force Survey, January 2019 The number of people employed grew by 67,000 in January, mostly among youth aged 15 to 24 and in the services-producing industries. The unemployment rate increased 0.2 percentage points to 5.8% as more people looked for work. Continue reading  Food services and drinking places, annual, 2017 Firms in the food […]

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The Daily Thursday, February 7, 2019

Family Matters: Grandparents in Canada There were 7.5 million grandparents aged 45 and older in Canada in 2017—the highest number since the data started being collected. This was up from 7.0 million in 2011 and 5.4 million in 1995. Continue reading  National Cannabis Survey, fourth quarter 2018 About 4.6 million or 15% of Canadians aged […]

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The Daily Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Building permits, December 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.8 billion worth of building permits in December, up 6.0% from November and the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The gain was largely due to higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings and commercial buildings, with both components hitting record highs. Continue reading  Research and development of Canadian private non-profit […]

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