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For the first time in four years, Ottawa’s office markets slowed, driven primarily by the central business district and Kanata submarkets.
Statistics Canada said Thursday that the economy grew by 0.1 per cent in July, outperforming its preliminary estimate that pointed to a contraction of 0.1 per cent.
The agency says the number of trips by U.S. residents in July was 2.2 million, 11 times the number of trips taken in July 2021 but still about 60 per cent of the trips reported in July 2019.
As a new vegan who loved cheese, Lynda Turner's strong beliefs prompted her to leave her government job to prove that eating plant-based food could be both simple and satisfying.
Recent data counts 630 startups worldwide which have let go of 80,902 employees this year alone. About 1,193 startups have laid off 176,874 workers since the pandemic began.
The $500-million investment platform will support the growth and economic impact of Canadian women-led businesses, as women continue to face an uphill battle in the business world.
Restaurants in Canada are raising prices, shrinking menus and reducing hours in a bid to survive inflation and labour shortages, a new report says, and Ottawa eateries are no exception.
Statistics Canada says employers were actively seeking to fill 997,000 vacant positions in the second quarter, the highest quarterly number on record.
In its latest monthly consumer price index (CPI) report, Statistics Canada said grocery prices rose at the fastest rate since 1981, with prices up 10.8 per cent compared with a year ago.
The national housing agency says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts in August was 267,443 units, down three per cent from 275,158 in July.