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Thursday, July 19, 2012
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Wholesale sales rose 0.9% in May to $49.8 billion. The increase was largely the result of higher sales in the computer and communications equipment and supplies industry, the motor vehicle industry and the food industry.
The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits totalled 512,600 in May, virtually unchanged from April. This followed three months of consecutive declines. The number of beneficiaries decreased slightly in Alberta, while it edged up in New Brunswick.
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