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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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August 27, 2015
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, JUNE 2015

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased $9.41 per week (1.1%) from May to $838.11 in June 2015.  This is 1.9 per cent above the level in June of last year. Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.8 per cent from May to $954.60 in June 2015, a 1.9 percent increase over June 2014.

This month, Newfoundland and Labrador (- ...

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August 27, 2015
QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR ENTERPRISES, 2ND QUARTER 2015

Canadian corporations earned $80.9 billion in operating profits (seasonally adjusted) in the 2nd quarter of 2015, up 12.9 per cent after two quarters of declines. Profits decreased in 11 out of 22 industries and both financial and non-financial sectors were up with the financial sector mainly responsible for the turnaround.  Compared to a year earlier, operating profits are 3.8 per cent lower.


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August 27, 2015
US GDP 2015 Q2 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

The second estimate of US GDP for Q2 2015 has the US economy growing at a  pace of 3.7per cent (all figures seasonally adjusted at annual rates), an upward revision from the advance estimate of 2.3 per cent. Growth accelerated from a the 0.6 per cent growth in the first quarter. Increases in personal consumption expenditures, exports, state and local government spending, non-residential and residential fixed investment offsetting rising imports in Q2.


Source: Human Capital Characteristics and Immigrant Earnings looking at the relative importance of human capital factors at time of landing on the earnings of economic immigrants in the short (first 2 full years in Canada), intermediate (5-6 years after landing) and long-term (10-11 years after landing). Using the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) immigrants from the Economi...

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August 25, 2015
US S&P/CASE-SHILLER HOME PRICE INDICES, JUNE 2015

Data through June 2015, released by the S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that the Composite 10-City and Composite 20-City indicators both decreased by 0.1 per cent on a month to month comparison (seasonally adjusted). 

On a year-over-year basis the 10-City and ...

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