Statistics Canada

Marijuana use may be down amongst teens and young adults, according to Stats Canada

TORONTO — A new report from Statistics Canada suggests marijuana use may be down among teens and young adults. The survey shows younger Canadians are still the biggest consumers of marijuana, with a...

Mediocre economy adds 17,500 jobs, but ranks of unemployed reach 1.4 million

Job creation in Canada resumed again last month after two straight setbacks, but details in the latest labour report pointed to an economy struggling to achieve lift, particularly in the country's...

Canadians more stressed about their finances: survey

A new survey shows Canadians are increasingly worried about money -- especially women and young adults.

Sun Life survey suggests Canadians increasingly stressed about their finances

TORONTO - A new survey suggests that more than a third of Canadians -- including well over half of young people -- feel more stressed about their financial situation now than a year ago. The survey...

Food, gasoline keep Canada's inflation rate elevated at 2.9 per cent

Canada's annual inflation rate remained relatively high at 2.9 per cent last month as Canadians continued to pay considerably more for food and gasoline than they had 12 months earlier. Statistics...

The Best Place on Earth? Not for many B.C. families

Stats show incomes are middle of the pack. But an awful lot of families are struggling, too.

Energy exports are all that stand between Canada and a recession

Cheery statistics mask grimmer reality, economists fear.

Seniors household debt quickly outpacing all Canadians

A TD Bank Economics report released today confirms that seniors are piling on debt at a quick rate, faster than younger Canadians. Lured in by low interest rates and hopeful reliance on real estate...

The consensus is in: Canadians don't mind complying

About 70 per cent of those asked to do controversial voluntary long-form census complied, but officials aren't sure about quality of data.

Canadian economy shrinks in Q2 as export market pauses

Key US market fragile but we still expect modest growth, finance minister insists.