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March 2, 2020

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8 Canadian HR Reporter, a HAB Press business 2020 March 2, 2020 ARBITRATION AWARDS CONSUMER PRICE INDEX — PROVINCES, JANUARY 2020 JANUARY 2020 (2002=100) % change from DECEMBER 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador 140 2.5 Prince Edward Island 139 3 Nova Scotia 138.5 2.6 New Brunswick 137.3 2.5 Quebec 132.6 2.7 Ontario 138 2.1 Manitoba 137.5 2.5 Saskatchewan 140.6 2.3 Alberta 144.7 3 British Columbia 132.1 2.3 Data retrieved from Statistics Canada Photo: temmuzcan (iStock) CONSUMER PRICE INDEX — 2.4 PER CENT, JANUARY 2020 (2002=100) 2019 (2002=100) 2020 January 133.6 136.8 February 132.5 134.5 March 132.9 135.4 April 132.8 136 May 133.4 136.6 June 133.6 136.3 July 134.3 137 August 134.2 136.8 September 133.7 136.2 October 134.1 136.6 November 133.5 136.4 December 133.4 136.4 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX — ANNUAL 2.4 PER CENT, JANUARY 2020 Average Annual increase 1.9% JANUARY 2019 to JANUARY 2020 2.4% JANUARY 2020 (1986=100) 208.5 JANUARY 2020 (1981=100) 276.4 JANUARY 2020 (1971=100) 654.5 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE — 5.5 PER CENT, JANUARY 2020 Labour Force (000s) Employment (000s) Unemployment (000s) Unemployment Rate (%) Change from Previous Month (%) Newfoundland and Labrador 252.5 222.5 30 11.9 up 0.1 Prince Edward Island 86.8 80.3 6.5 7.5 down 0.4 Nova Scotia 504.5 467.3 37.2 7.4 down 0.5 New Brunswick 390.1 360.9 29.2 7.5 unchanged Quebec 4,597.2 4,364.5 232.7 5.1 down 0.2 Ontario 7,973.6 7,558.3 415.3 5.2 down 0.1 Manitoba 696.7 661 35.7 5.1 up 0.1 Saskatchewan 617.5 580.2 37.3 6 up 0.3 Alberta 2,500.1 2,318.5 181.7 7.3 up 0.3 British Columbia 2,664.5 2,545.6 118.8 4.5 down 0.3 All Canada Age 15 to 24 2,822.5 2,531.3 291.2 10.3 down 0.8 25 to 54 13,049.3 12,422.3 627.1 4.8 up 0.1 55+ 4,411.8 4,205.6 206.2 4.7 down 0.1 25+, men 9,229.3 8,776.7 452.5 4.9 unchanged 25+, women 8,231.8 7,851.1 380.7 4.6 unchanged Total 20,283.5 19,159.1 1,124.4 5.5 down 0.1

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