OTTAWA — Canada’s economy pumped out a stunning 95,000 in May 2013 — one of the biggest monthly gains in history — as employers resumed hiring again after a four-month winter hibernation.
Historically, it was the second-biggest job creation month in 35 years — just 100 lower than August 2002.
The number was so shocking that economists, and even Prime Minister Stephen Harper, cautioned that the Statistics Canada monthly reports are subject to wide margins of error.
Last month Canada saw the biggest month of employment growth in more than a decade.
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