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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time

Labour Force Survey, March 2009

Employment declined by 61,000 in March, all in full-time work. This decrease pushed the unemployment rate up 0.3 percentage points to 8.0%, the highest rate in seven years.

Canadian international merchandise trade, February 2009

Merchandise exports and imports both advanced in February following three months of rapid declines. Exports rose 5.2% to $33.1 billion as all sectors increased and auto makers resumed production. Meanwhile, imports increased 1.1% to $33.0 billion led by machinery and equipment.

New Housing Price Index, February 2009

Chain Fisher real export and import values, February 2009

Export and import price indexes, February 2009

Natural gas transportation and distribution, March to December 2008

New products

Upcoming releases: April 14 to 17, 2009