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Analysis - Data hounds fearful as Canada cuts stats budget

uk.reuters.com — OTTAWA (Reuters) - Just two months ago, economists and policy wonks were cheering the news that Statistics Canada, the much lauded government statistics office, had eliminated fees for its online databanks, making millions of figures available for free. Now the quantity of that data is under threat from the biggest budget cuts in recent memory.

UPDATE 2-Canada restaurants buck foreign worker program changes

reuters.com — By Randall Palmer and Louise Egan OTTAWA May 16 (Reuters) - Possible changes to make it harder to bring temporary foreign workers into Canada may force some restaurants to curb their hours or even shut down, and could hamper important exports if not properly structured, employers groups warned on Friday.
May 16, 2014

#Canada restaurants buck foreign worker program changes; Unifor says good to refocus on skilled labor reuters.com/article/2014/0… #cdnpoli #TFWP

May 16, 2014

RT @reutersPalmerR: #Canada restaurants buck foreign worker program changes; Unifor says good to refocus on skilled labor reuters.com/article/2014/0… #cdnpoli #TFWP

Exclusive: Ottawa to help telecom regulator defend new wireless code

ca.reuters.com — By Louise Egan and Alastair Sharp OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian government has decided to intervene in a court case to argue that new rules for the country's wireless providers should be retroactive, possibly reducing the chance telecom companies have of winning an appeal against the measure.
May 07, 2014

#Canada govt decides to intervene in case pitting Big 3 telecoms companies against CRTC's new wireless rules link.reuters.com/guj29v

Exclusive: Ottawa to help telecom regulator defend new wireless code

ca.reuters.com — By Louise Egan and Alastair Sharp OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian government has decided to intervene in a court case to argue that new rules for the country's wireless providers should be retroactive, possibly reducing the chance telecom companies have of winning an appeal against the measure.

Canada needs more detailed job market data -watchdog

reuters.com — The report by Auditor-General Michael Ferguson underscored the challenge facing the Conservative government as it tries to tackle what it sees as one of the country's biggest economic problems: a shortage of skilled labor in some regions and sectors.

UPDATE 1-Canada says won't use NAFTA to challenge U.S. on Keystone

af.reuters.com — (Adds quotes from energy minister, background) By Louise Egan OTTAWA May 2 (Reuters) - Canada is not considering a NAFTA challenge after the United States once again delayed its decision on approving TransCanada Corp's controversial Keystone XL pipeline, Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford told reporters on Friday.

Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday

chicagotribune.com — OTTAWA (Reuters) - Paramedics were called to the residence of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the weekend, police and municipal officials said on Wednesday, but circumstances of the emergency, which did not involve Harper or his family, were unclear.
Apr 23, 2014

What's this aboot? Report: Severely intoxicated girl, 18, rushed from Canada Prime Minister's home. bit.ly/1igpVZz

Bank of Canada to keep rates steady next week; hike in third quarter 2015

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Chris Wattie Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks during a news conference upon the release of the Monetary Policy Report in Ottawa January 22, 2014. The Canadian central bank may forecast a slightly higher profile for inflation in its quarterly Monetary Policy Report (MPR) on April 16, and it may sound upbeat about the positive effects on Canada of a strengthening U.S.
Apr 15, 2014

What will Poloz and Bank of #Canada do next? We polled 36 economists & interviewed a few to find out. reut.rs/1krwVdY #cdnecon

Apr 15, 2014

RT @reutersegan: What will Poloz and Bank of #Canada do next? We polled 36 economists & interviewed a few to find out. http://t.co/Kiqb6HJ…

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mark Blinch The Canada Revenue Agency website is seen on a computer screen displaying information about an internet security vulnerability called the ''Heartbleed Bug'' in Toronto, April 9, 2014. The breach allowed hackers to extract social insurance numbers, which are used for employment and gaining access to government benefits, and possibly some other data, the Canada Revenue Agency said.

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

uk.reuters.com — BOSTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's tax-collection agency on Monday said the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks are likely to follow.
Apr 14, 2014

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on #Canada tax agency, more expected reut.rs/1kRy4vz via @reuters

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