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OSAP loan defaults threaten college graduates’ financial future

The number of loans issued through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), which is jointly funded by the Canada-Ontario Integrated Student Loan program, has grown significantly.

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Canada’s unemployment is lower than we think

The unemployment rate is perhaps the most widely cited measure of labour market conditions and thus one of the chief indicators of economic prosperity. The official unemployment rates as published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada, and discussed upon in the news, have seen in recent months a rising gap between Canada and the US, its key economic peer.

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