The Daily Friday, October 22, 2021
Retail trade, August 2021
Retail sales were up 2.1% to $57.2 billion in August. Sales increased in 9 out of 11 subsectors, led by higher sales at food and beverage stores (+4.8%), gasoline stations (+3.8%), and clothing and clothing accessories stores (+3.9%).
Travel between Canada and other countries, August 2021
The number of international arrivals to Canada continued to increase during August, but remains a fraction of pre-pandemic levels.
Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, August 2021
August data on natural gas transmission, storage and distribution are now available in the following tables:
Production and disposition of tobacco products, September 2021
Canadian manufacturers produced 1.2 billion cigarettes in September, up 24.5% from August 2021. Cigarette production was 31.6% lower compared with September 2020.
Monthly Survey of Manufacturing: Flash estimate, September 2021
Given the rapidly evolving economic situation, Statistics Canada is providing an advance estimate of sales in the manufacturing sector for September. Advance results indicate that manufacturing sales fell 3.2% in September. The decline mostly reflects lower sales in the transportation equipment industry.
Selected police-reported crime and calls for service during the COVID-19 pandemic, March 2020 to August 2021
Police-reported data on selected types of crimes and calls for service during the COVID-19 pandemic from March 2020 to August 2021 are now available.
Real-time local business conditions, October 11 to 17, 2021
Weekly data on real-time local business conditions are now available for October 11 to 17, 2021.