Edition: September 2, 2014: Issue 14-34
Issue 14-34: Highlights
The Economy - Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in B.C. were $897 in June (seasonally adjusted, including overtime).
The Nation - The Canadian economy grew 0.8% (as measured by real gross domestic product) in the second quarter of 2014.
- Apprenticeship Student Outcomes (APPSO) Survey
- Baccalaureate Graduate Survey
- BC Hydro Workforce Profile Survey
- BC Labour Market Agreement Outcomes Survey
- BC Public Service Exit Survey
- BC Skills Connect for Immigrants Program (SCI) Evaluation Survey
- Developmental Student Outcomes (DEVSO) Survey
- Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Student Outcomes (DACSO) Survey
- FrontCounter BC Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
- Ministry of Finance IM/IT Services Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Ministry of Finance Revenue Services Customer Satisfaction Survey
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- Average weekly earnings in B.C. rose 0.2% in June to $897
- Receipts for B.C.'s food & beverage service industry fell 0.5% in June
- The Canadian economy (measured in real GDP) grew 0.8% in the second quarter of 2014
Did You Know
The most popular name for boys born in 1914 in British Columbia was John, which accounted for 10.9% of the total (only first names used five or more times that year). By 2013, John had slipped to #65 in the rankings, at only 0.4% of the total. In 2013, Liam was the most popular name for boys, accounting for only 1.6% of the total. Data source: BC Vital Statistics Agency, 100 Years of popular baby names