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Retail sales decline in May

Following three consecutive increases, today’s Statistics Canada release showed retail sales declining by a slight 0.1 per cent in May. This comes on the heels of a slowdown in April that followed strong back-to-back gains in February and March.

Canadian economics
Blog—5 min read

World Outlook Summer 2019

Global economic growth has passed its peak and is slowly transitioning to a weaker pace after being on an upward trajectory for about two years.

Canadian economics
Report—23 pages

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Value of radiology

Excessive wait times bring with them a host of negative consequences. They can create economic inefficiencies by forcing patients to take time away from work, hurting the …

—39 pages

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Data dilemmas

Our federal government is not the only organization struggling to collect, produce, and analyze useful data. Many private, academic, and non-profit sector businesses are also struggling to adapt to our data-driven world.

Innovation and technology
—5 min read

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