The Daily Thursday, October 22, 2020
Provincial and Territorial Cultural Indicators, 2018
Nominal gross domestic product of the culture and sport sectors increased across most of the country in 2018, rising by 2.3% to $61.9 billion or 3.0% of the total economy. This compares with growth of 4.0% for the total economy.
Trade of culture and sport products, 2018
In 2018, exports of culture (such as arts, films and music) and sport products increased 7.1% to $18.6 billion, outpacing imports which rose 4.2% to $25.1 billion.
Younger age profile of women in professional occupations
The Canadian labour market has evolved considerably over the last four decades, and most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact. The longer-term effects of the pandemic on various industries and occupations will need to be viewed in the context of an aging workforce. A new study released today in the Labour Statistics: Research Papers series (75-004-M) examines the prevalence and age composition of working Canadians by occupation, through a gender and diversity lens.
Food services and drinking places, August 2020
Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector increased 6.4% in August. Receipts at full-service restaurants rose 10.4% as dining rooms and patios kept restaurant sales growing during the summer months. Sales at limited-service restaurants increased by 3.4%, while sales at drinking places grew 14.4%, as bars, pubs and some nightclubs continued to reopen. Sales of special food services were relatively unchanged (+0.1%).
Crop Condition Assessment Program, July 20 to October 11, 2020
Weekly data on the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) for the period from July 20 to October 11, 2020, are now available.
Refined petroleum products, September 2020
Data on the production, inventories and domestic consumption of refined petroleum products for Canada are now available for September upon request.