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Statistics Canada offices in Ottawa on July 21, 2010. (Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Statistics Canada offices in Ottawa on July 21, 2010. (Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Statscan website failures causing uneven playing field for traders, investors Add to ...

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There were some curious and intriguing details behind the headlines of Statistics Canada’s monthly employment report, as there always are. It’s a serious shame – and a serious problem – that almost no one could see them.

Again.

The national statistical agency’s website was out of commission since early Friday morning, before the 8:30 a.m. ET release of the February labour force survey. As of late afternoon, Statscan’s website remained dark; the details of one of the most important economic indicators of its monthly calendar were invisible to the Canadian public all day.

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