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Friday, June 4, 2010

Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time

Labour Force Survey, May 2010

Following large gains in April, employment rose by 25,000 in May, the fifth consecutive monthly increase. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.1%. Since the start of the upward trend in July 2009, employment has risen by 1.8% or 310,000.

Building permits, April 2010 

The value of building permits rose 5.4% to $6.7 billion in April, following a 12.3% advance in March. Compared with April 2009, the value of building permits has increased by 48.2%. The gain in April was due to the non-residential sector, which more than offset the decline in the residential sector.

Software development and computer services, 2008

Hours worked and labour productivity in the provinces and territories, 2009 

New products and studies

Upcoming releases: June 7 to 11, 2010