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April 20, 2015
CANADIANS AND NATURE: INTERACTING WITH NATURE, 2013

In 2013, 85% of Canadian households reported they lived close to a park or green space that they visited at least once during the year.

About 81% of Nova Scotians reported that they lived close to a park or green space in 2013, and 80% of them visited at least once park or green space during the year. In 2013, 16% of Nova Scotians only visited a park or green space that was not close to home.

  

Some highlights from Nova Scotia include:

  • Average life satisfaction across census metropolitan areas, 2009 to 2013 -- Halifax CMA: 7.970, Canadian Average: 7.973
  • Percent of Individuals rating their life satisfaction as 9 or 10 -- Halifa ...

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    April 20, 2015
    CORRECTION: CONSUMER PRICE INDEX MARCH 2015

    Note: Friday's Consumer Price Index summary contained errors in the text. Please see below for the corrected version.

     



    NOVA SCOTIA
    In Nova Scotia March 2015, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 1.2% from February 2015 to 129.6 and increased 0.5% over March 2014.

    The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.8% from  ...

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    April 17, 2015
    ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR MARCH 2015

    At 0.5 per cent year over year, Nova Scotia's consumer price index was below the national average, with an increase of 1.2 per cent from March 2014 to March 2015. Monthly CPI increase for Nova Scotia was 1.3 per cent, above the national average of 0.7 per cent. 

    Within Atlantic Canada, PEI posted a year over year CPI decrease (-0.8%) while Newfoundland and Labrador (+0.4%), New Brunswick (+0.3%) and Nova Scotia (+0.5%) posted increases. Year-over-year CPI increases in the region ...

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    April 17, 2015
    RETAIL TRADE, FEBRUARY 2015

      


    In Canada February 2015 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 1.7% from January 2015 to $42.2 billion and increased 2.5% over February 2014. The growth index (2005=100)  increased 2.4 points  to 138.5 over the previous month.

    In Nova Scotia February 201...

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