Out of an abundance of caution, we have made the difficult decision to cancel CANS 2021 MacFarlands Industrial Softball Tournament planned for August 14, 2021.
Highlights from statistics released for Canada’s GDP by Industry (April 2021). Construction activity increased 2.4% in April with increases in all subsectors. Residential building construction rose 4.1% with continued growth driven by single-family home and multi-unit dwelling construction compensating for lower activity in home improvement and renovations.
Statistics Canada released updated data on monthly business openings and closures for March 2021.
Nova Scotia had 13,565 job vacancies in April 2021 with a vacancy rate of 3.4%. Canadian employers were actively recruiting for 682,835 positions (not seasonally adjusted) in April with a vacancy rate of 4.3%. The highest vacancy rates were reported in Quebec (5.4%) and Prince Edward Island (4.7%). Newfoundland and Labrador recorded the lowest vacancy rate at 3.0%.