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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Aug 18, 2014 04:20 PM CDT

Statistics Canada will update its crop production estimates this week based on July surveys, while on the heels of perhaps one of the toughest weeks the organization has ever faced.

On Aug. 8, Stats Canada announced 200 new jobs were created in Canada in July, when economists had expected 20,000. Early last week, the organization announced an error had been made, with a revision to be announced Aug. 15. Later that week, the number was corrected to 42,000 jobs, instead of the original 200.

These numbers are perhaps the most watched numbers released by Statistics Canada, while having potential effects ...

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