Average Canadian wages slightly higher

Average non-farm payroll employees saw weekly earnings increase 0.4 per cent in June compared to May, Statistics Canada reported. The $958 figure is 0.5 per cent higher than June 2015.

Admin and support services led the gains but only 3 sectors saw increases while professional, scientific & technical services, educational services, and public administration led declines.

New Brunswick led the gains while wages in Alberta were lower again.

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