The Daily Friday, January 20, 2023
Retail trade, November 2022
Retail sales decreased 0.1% to $61.8 billion in November. Sales decreased in 6 of 11 subsectors and were led by lower sales at food and beverage stores (-1.6%) and building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (-3.8%).
Employment Insurance, November 2022
In November, 396,000 Canadians received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down by 23,000 (-5.4%) from October.
Annual civil aviation statistics, 2021
Effects from the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to be felt by the airline industry. In 2021, Canadian air carriers transported 26.0 million passengers, down 7.3% from 2020 and just over one-quarter (27.6%) of the 94.1 million passengers carried in 2019, prior to the pandemic.
Urban public transit, November 2022
In November, Canada’s urban transit recorded more than 115 million passenger trips for the third straight month. With many people resuming in-person work and other activities during the fall, the industry has now recovered roughly 70% of its ridership from November 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monthly Mineral Production Survey, November 2022
Data from the Monthly Mineral Production Survey and the Monthly Survey of Smelters and Metal Refineries are now available for November.
Monthly Energy Transportation and Storage Survey, November 2022
Data for November 2022 on the transportation and storage of crude oil and other liquid petroleum products are now available.
Real-time local business conditions, January 9 to 15, 2023
Weekly data on real-time local business conditions are now available for January 9 to 15.