Canada’S Recovery Kicks Into Higher Gear, Gaining Thousands More Jobs Than Expected - Financial Post - [2021-04-12 1Ai09A]

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    ## Canada’s recovery kicks into higher gear, gaining thousands more jobs than expected - Financial Post: Bloomberg News
    1. Canada’s recovery kicks into higher gear, gaining thousands more jobs than expected Financial Post
    2. Canada adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls BNN
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      ## Tightening mortgage stress test could have fast impact on housing market, RBC CEO says: Geoff Zochodne
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