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Economy Lab roundup: Mobile throwing a wrench in Statscan’s data

The debate continues to swirl about the adequacy of the economic statistics we are getting in Canada. Just last week, the federal Auditor-General dedicated a chapter in his spring report to the quality of data produced by Statistics Canada, concluding that while it does a good job of maintaining its quality standards, “improvements are needed to better meet user needs.”