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Canadian Economic Observer
April 2003

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Data contained in the tables are as available on April 9, 2003.

Data contained in this publication (unless otherwise specified) are seasonally adjusted.

Some tables contain selected components and thus do not add to the totals. As well, most figures are rounded.

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April 2003
Catalogue no. 11-010-XIB, Vol. 16, no. 4
Frequency: Monthly
ISSN 1705-0189

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