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Friday, October 9, 2009

Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time

Labour Force Survey, September 2009 

Employment increased for the second consecutive month, up 31,000 in September, driven by large full-time gains. The unemployment rate fell by 0.3 percentage points to 8.4%, the first monthly decline since the beginning of the labour market downturn in the fall of 2008.

Canadian international merchandise trade, August 2009

Canada's merchandise exports and imports both fell in August, after gains in July. Exports declined 5.1%, as a result of a 5.0% reduction in volumes. Imports decreased 2.8% as import volumes edged down 0.3%.

Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, second quarter 2009

Export and import price indexes, August 2009 

Chain Fisher real export and import values, August 2009

Cement, August 2009

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