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  1. Symbols
  2. Special requests ($)
  3. Schedule of LFS releases
  4. Note of appreciation
  5. Standards of service to the public
  6. Copyright


The following standard symbols are used in Statistics Canada publications:

not available for any reference period
not available for a specific reference period
not applicable
true zero or a value rounded to zero
value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
use with caution
too unreliable to be published
significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)

Special requests ($)

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Schedule of LFS releases

Release date
Reference period
January 10, 2014
December 8 to 14, 2013
February 7, 2014
January 12 to 18, 2014
March 7, 2014
February 9 to 15, 2014
April 4, 2014
March 9 to 15, 2014
May 9, 2014
April 13 to 19 2014
June 6, 2014
May 11 to 17, 2014
July 11, 2014
June 15 to 21, 2014
August 8, 2014
July 13 to 19, 2014
September 5, 2014
August 10 to 16, 2014
October 10, 2014
September 14 to 20, 2014
November 7, 2014
October 12 to 18, 2014
December 5, 2014
November 9 to 15, 2014

Note of appreciation

Canada owes the success of its statistical system to a long-standing partnership between Statistics Canada, the citizens of Canada, its businesses, governments and other institutions. Accurate and timely statistical information could not be produced without their continued cooperation and goodwill.

Standards of service to the public

Statistics Canada is committed to serving its clients in a prompt, reliable and courteous manner. To this end, Statistics Canada has developed standards of service that its employees observe.

Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada

© Minister of Industry, 2014

All rights reserved. Use of this publication is governed by the Statistics Canada Open License Agreement.

July 2014

Catalogue no. 71-001-X

ISSN 1492-5478

Frequency: Monthly


Labour Statistics Division
Labour Force Survey Program

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