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April 01, 2015
US CONSTRUCTION SPENDING, FEBRUARY 2015

U.S. construction spending decreased 0.1 percent in February 2015 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $967.2 billion. Compared to February 2014, construction spending was 2.1 percent higher.

Private construction increased 0.2 percent from January 2015 to $698.2 billion (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in February 2015, and 1.8 percent above the February 2014 estimate. Private residential construction decreased 0.2 percent compared to the January 2015 estimate and is down 2.1 perc...

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March 31, 2015
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, JANUARY 2015

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased 0.8 percent from December 2014 to $836.03 in January 2015, and was 3.6 per cent above the level in January of last year. Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.4 per cent from December to $947.68 in January 2015, a 3.0 percent increase over January 2014.


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March 31, 2015
GDP BY INDUSTRY JANUARY 2015

Canada's real GDP decreased by 0.1 per cent for the month of January 2015 to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of $1.65 trillion dollars (chained (2007) dollars at basic prices). The decrease follows an increase of 0.3 per cent in December. Compared to January 2014, GDP was 2.4 per cent higher.

 

 The Quebec government has a relatively ...

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March 31, 2015
NEW BRUNSWICK BUDGET 2015-16

New Brunswick tabled its 2015-16 Budget on March 31.  The New Brunswick Budget anticipates a deficit of $476.8 million in 2015-16.  The deficit for 2014-15 is forecast to be $255.4 million, with the improvement largely coming from one-time revenues that are not expected to repeat.  The 2015-16 deficit also incorporates a contingency provision of $150 million to protect against adverse shocks.

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