CANADA: Toward New Records

Canada's Bureau of Statistics last week reported employment at an alltime high, with 6,053,000 at work and unemployment running lower than Ottawa economists dared expect only a few months ago. The number of jobless Canadians dropped sharply last month to 234,000, which is 3.7% of the labor force, compared with 10% in March 1958. As the result of stronger demand for Canadian raw materials in the bullish U.S. recovery, Canadian exports to the U.S. surged to $321.1 million in June (v. $233.6 million in June 1958), and overall exports were up to a one-month record of $519.9 million. Canada's...

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