Statistics Canada

The annual rate of inflation in Ottawa held steady last month while the rest of the country saw an upward trend in Statistics Canada’s consumer price index
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Ottawa-Gatineau’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 per cent in March, with a jump in the size of the region’s labour force being offset by a virtually identical increase in the number of jobs
The capital’s pace of inflation has been relatively calm thus far in 2019
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Decline in jobless rate last month halts four consecutive months of increases.
Ottawa’s annual inflation rate dropped to 1.7 per cent in January, though the capital’s rising prices continue to outpace the rest of the country
Though high tech continues to drive up employment in Ottawa-Gatineau, the public administration sector saw its ranks thinned by 3,700 positions, while the health-care sector shed 4,800 jobs
The latest data comes as cannabis retailers continue to grapple with a supply crunch more than three months after recreational pot was legalized
Ottawa’s annual inflation rate jumped to 2.5 per cent in December, one of the highest rates of any major Canadian city, Statistics Canada said Friday