Tag Archives: Statistics Canada

Halloween by the numbers

Across the country, Canadians are gearing up for Halloween, preparing to dress up as Elsa from Frozen, a  good old vampire, doing their best pizza rat — or just staying home and eating candy. We decided to pull together some Halloween numbers. You might find the numbers surprising (or even a little spooky). The Retail

Western Canada contributes to Canada’s employment growth in 2014

This week, another Canadian agency provided a surprise data release. Statistics Canada released the revision to its labour force numbers on Jan. 28, showing that in Canada, overall employment increased by 121,300 positions in 2014. This was down from a Jan. 9 report which indicated an employment increase of 183,000. Statistics Canada indicated the revision was