February was a record breaking month for new condo apartment sales in the GTA, while the number of new low-rise homes available to buy reached unprecedented levels of scarcity, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) reported on March 23, 2017.
Business investment per worker in Canada is at its worst level compared to the United States in more than a quarter century, according to a new report authored by William B.P. Robson, Aaron Jacobs and Benjamin Dachis.
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On March 18, 2017 Finance Minister Bill Morneau concluded his participation in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Baden-Baden, Germany, where Ministers discussed issues related to global economy, international taxation, financial sector regulation, the international financial architecture, and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.
Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced on March 17, 2017 that Canada will provide $119.25 million in humanitarian funding to respond to needs of crisis-affected people in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.
Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced on March 17, 2017 that Canada will provide over $28 million to support people in Iraq and Syria in order to help addressing the immediate needs of the population, including the return of civilians to territory liberated from the Islamic State (aka ISIS, Daesh, Caliphate).
Employment was little changed in February (+15,000 or +0.1%) and In the 12 months to February, employment rose by 288,000 (+1.6%), with most of the gains occurring since July 2016, Statistics Canada reported.