Nationally, inflation picked up its pace last month for the first time since January as the annualized rate accelerated to 1.2 per cent.
Loss of 3,600 jobs is the region's largest one-month decline since November 2015.
Employers across the National Capital Region collectively added 2,000 employees to their payrolls last month, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
A contraction in Ottawa’s construction sector in May contributed to the region’s unemployment rate rising for the second straight month, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
The country's annual inflation rate once again rang in at 1.6 per cent last month as higher energy costs offset a seventh consecutive decline in grocery store prices, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The ranks of seniors grew by 20 per cent between 2011 and 2016, the fastest rate the census has recorded in 70 years, the numbers show. The census counted 5.9 million seniors and 5.8 million youth in…
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell 0.2 per cent to $58.9 billion in February, led by lower sales in the personal and household goods and the food, beverage and tobacco subsectors.
Ottawa inflation rate falls
The economy kicked off the year with a bang, rising faster than expected in January, providing further evidence of robust growth but not enough to alter expectations that the central bank will main
The annual pace of inflation in Canada ticked lower in February as higher prices for gasoline were offset in part by declining costs for fresh fruit and vegetables.