STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS
Saskatchewan students 15 years of age perform well in mathematics compared with students in other countries but not as well as those in many other provinces. Average scores are declining and 15% score below the level required to fully participate in society and the labour market.
RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION AND THE HOUSING MARKET
Although price bubbles are notoriously difficult to predict, there is no sign of one in the province. The market seems to be growing in a steady and sustainable fashion for the first time in years and the 2013 drop looks more like a correction than the start of a crash. Still, we should expect 2014 to be a slower year.
CONSUMER PRICE INFLATION
The rate of inflation was 1.5% in 2013, the fourth year out of the past five for inflation to be below 2%. Inflation is expected to increase to 2.5% in 2014 because of the declining loonie.
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