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The Daily Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Building permits, April 2021 The total value of building permits remained at historically high levels in April 2021, edging down 0.5% to $11.1 billion, following the record set in March. Continue reading Study: Workers receiving payments from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit program, 2020 Canadian workers initially employed in industries that were strongly affected by […]

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The Daily Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Gross domestic product by industry, March 2021 Real gross domestic product grew for the 11th consecutive month, expanding 1.1% in March, as 18 of 20 industrial sectors were up. Continue reading Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, first quarter 2021 Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew 1.4% in the first quarter of 2021, following increases […]

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The Daily Monday, May 31, 2021

Canada’s balance of international payments, first quarter 2021 Canada’s current account balance (on a seasonally adjusted basis) posted a $1.2 billion surplus in the first quarter after recording a $5.3 billion deficit in the fourth quarter of 2020. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), portfolio investment was the main contributor to the net […]

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The Daily Friday, May 28, 2021

Household economic well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, experimental estimates, fourth quarter 2020 The economic well-being of the lowest-income earners increased more than that of any other households in 2020, with those in the lowest income quintile recording gains of 17.6% in disposable income and 10.7% in net worth relative to 2019. Continue reading Canadian Survey […]

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The Daily Thursday, May 27, 2021

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, and job vacancies, March 2021 Compared with February 2020, payroll employment in Canada was down by 897,900 (-5.3%) in March 2021. Continue reading Provincial and Territorial Cultural Indicators, 2019 In 2019, nominal gross domestic product of culture and sport in Canada increased 2.6% to $63.2 billion, representing 2.9% of the […]

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The Daily Wednesday May 26, 2021

COVID-19 impacts on productivity growth and gender differences in employment Two new articles released in Economic and Social Reports explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on different aspects of the economy. One looks at labour productivity, which recorded its second-highest increase since 1981, and the other looks at how COVID-19-related disruptions to the labour […]

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The Daily Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, first quarter 2021 In the first quarter of 2021, Canadian corporations reported an increase of 18.1% (+$15.4 billion) in net income before taxes, to $100.7 billion. Continue reading Study: Gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the proportion of youth neither in employment nor education at the start of the […]

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The Daily Friday, May 21, 2021

Retail trade, March 2021 Retail sales were up 3.6% to $57.6 billion in March, led by higher sales at building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers, and clothing and clothing accessories stores. Continue reading Wholesale trade: Early indicator, April 2021 Given the rapidly evolving economic situation, Statistics Canada is providing an advance estimate of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202120 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Consumer Price Index, April 2021 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 3.4% on a year-over-year basis in April, up from a 2.2% gain in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.6% in April. Continue reading Cancer incidence in Canada, 2018 Over 156,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in 2018, according […]

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The Daily Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Trade by exporter and importer characteristics: Goods, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on Canadian businesses involved in international trade in goods activity in 2020. The number of Canadian enterprises exporting goods in 2020 declined by 4.2% compared with 2019, to 43,630. Meanwhile, the number of importing enterprises fell by 4.9% to a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2021117 Views

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