Statscan reports briefly on the May numbers. Highlights:
1) Salaried wages up 3% for the first five months of 2007 compared to 2006, up 0.2% in May.
2) Hourly wages up 0.7% in May, but decreasing work hours offsets the gain.
3) No real job creation.
I suspect the big 3% comes partially from the Quebec pay settlement with goverment workers. Nothing overly inflationary or exciting here.