The Daily Thursday, January 26, 2023
Payroll employment, earnings and hours, and job vacancies, November 2022
The number of employees receiving pay or benefits from their employer—measured as “payroll employees” in the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours—remained essentially unchanged in November (+7,100).
Dairy statistics, November 2022
The total amount of milk sold off farms in November increased 2.5% year over year to 779 985 kilolitres. Meanwhile, milk sold off farms for fluid purposes decreased 1.8% to 226 709 kilolitres. Milk sold off farms for industrial purposes increased 4.4% year over year to 553 276 kilolitres.
Deliveries of major grains, December 2022
Data on major grain deliveries are now available for December.
Monthly civil aviation statistics, November 2022
Major Canadian airlines carried 5.5 million passengers on scheduled and charter services in November, 75.0% more passengers than in the same month of 2021 and 90.1% of the November 2019 level, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aircraft movement statistics: Major and select small airports, November 2022
In November, aircraft movements at Canada’s major and select small airports totalled 410,207. This was an increase of 2.7% from November 2021 and represented 89.7% of the level from November 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food services and drinking places, November 2022
On a seasonally adjusted basis, sales in the food services and drinking places subsector decreased 0.9% to $7.3 billion in November. Declining sales were reported across the industry, led by full-service (-1.1%) and limited-service (-0.4%) restaurants. Special food services (-1.4%) and drinking places (-3.4%) also reported losses.
Wholesale trade: Early indicator, December 2022
Given the rapidly evolving economic situation, Statistics Canada is providing an advance estimate of sales in the wholesale trade sector for December. The advance results for December indicate that wholesale sales fell 1.8%. The decrease reflects lower sales in the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector and the miscellaneous goods subsector.