Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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P07 - (StatCan-Jobs) OTTAWA. x-15s. Wage growth in April reached its highest level in nearly six years as the economy posted a slight net loss of 11-hundred jobs and an unemployment rate that held steady at 5.8 per cent. But R-B-C senior economist Nathan Janzen says people shouldn't get too worked up about the job losses last month. ("..reasonably solid.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Statistics Canada says average hourly wages in April were 3.6 per cent higher than they were a year earlier. It was the monthly reading's largest annual increase since October 2012. The indicator, which is closely monitored by the Bank of Canada ahead of its interest-rate decisions, posted an annual increase of 3. …

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