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News Manufacturing Economy General
November 17, 2020  

Wholesale sales rose 0.9% in September: Statistics Canada

Sales in the food, beverage and tobacco subsector increased 3.6% to $12.4 billion, highest increase since March.

News Manufacturing General Technology
October 15, 2020  

Canadians spend more money, time online during COVID: StatCan

Survey also found that 34% of Canadians say they’ve received attempted identity-theft attacks.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 30, 2020  

Economic rebound slows, economy grew 3% in July: Statistics Canada

Manufacturing grew 5.9% in July, following a 15.1% expansion in June as more operations ramped up production.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 25, 2020  

COVID-19 accelerating automation bigger risk for women: StatCan

44% of women likely to face a moderate to high risk, compared with nearly 35% for men.

News Manufacturing Economy General
August 20, 2020  

Inflation rate falls to 0.1% as price growth slows: Statistics Canada

Reading was down from a year-over-year increase of 0.7% in June, average economist estimate had been 0.5% for July.

News Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

The national unemployment rate was 10.9% in July, down from the 12.3% recorded in June

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says

In a flash estimate for June, the agency says the economy continued to grow at a rate of 5%

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 2, 2020  

Trade deficit narrowed in May as exports rose, imports fell again

Contracted to $677 million in May compared with $4.3 billion in April.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 18, 2020  

May’s annual inflation rate in sinks to -0.4%: Statistics Canada

Bank of Canada governor said rates would only go up once Canada is well into an economic recovery.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 15, 2020  

Manufacturing sales post record plunge in April: Statistics Canada

…but many companies resumed production during the second week of May after full or partial shutdowns.

News Manufacturing Economy
May 20, 2020  

Annual inflation rate turned negative in April: Statistics Canada

Overall drop was the first year-over-year decline in the CPI since September 2009.

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 30, 2020  

Companies report sales, revenue declines related to COVID measures

Chamber of Commerce, Statistics Canada business conditions survey shows almost 81% have sustained medium to high drop in demand.

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 9, 2020  

1,011,000 jobs lost in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%

2.2% increase in the national rate the worst single-month change over the last 40-plus years.

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 18, 2020  

Manufacturing sales fell in December to $56.4B: Statistics Canada

Notable drops in automotive assembly and aerospace products, parts sales.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 16, 2020  

Job losses in manufacturing impact employment rates, wages

Statistics Canada study (2000 to 2015) offers some insight for men, but women require more research.

News Food & Beverage General Production
December 12, 2019  

Maple syrup production reaches record high while honey output drops

Maple products rose to $517.5 million on higher output as honey output and number of bee colonies declined.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
December 12, 2019  

Canadians spent $908M at cannabis stores since legalization: StatCan

Access to cannabis stores increased as the number of retail stores jumped from 217 in March to 407 in July.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 25, 2019  

Wholesale sales up 1% in September: Statistics Canada

Machinery, equipment and supplies subsector reported the largest increase.

News Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 0.8% in August

Economists on average had expected a gain of 0.6%.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2019  

Gender wage gap narrows to 13.3%, women earn $4.13/hour less

Statistics Canada says changes in distribution of men and women in occupations was key to the smaller wage gap.

News Economy General
September 17, 2019  

Manufacturing sales fell 1.3% in July: Statistics Canada

Exceeds economists’ forecasts, down in 11 industries representing two thirds of total sales.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports $1.1B trade surplus for July

Imports rose 1.2% to $50.9 billion with gains in six of 11 sectors.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 3, 2019  

Canada posts strong quarterly growth, but trade risks loom

Analysts say trade-driven boost was likely a temporary factor, particularly with weakening global economic conditions.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 25, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales rose 1.7% in April

Result topped the 0.2% gain that had been expected

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 6, 2019  

Trade deficit in April shrank to $966M: Statistics Canada [UPDATED]

Smaller-than-expected deficit came as exports rose 1.3% for the month.

News Economy
May 23, 2019  

Wholesale trade climbs 1.4% to $64.1B in March, beats expectations

Growth came as sales gained in six of the seven subsectors.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 16, 2019  

Manufacturing sales up 2.1% in March: Statistics Canada

Sales were up in 12 of 21 industries, representing 56.4% of the sector.

News Manufacturing General
May 8, 2019  

19.4% of board directors are female, all company types: Statistics Canada

Manufacturing and construction sectors had the lowest shares, at 14.4% and 12.8%.

News Manufacturing General
March 8, 2019  

Second straight monthly employment surge with 55,900 new jobs

Increase outpaces US job creation, figures show an increase of just 20,000 new positions.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 19, 2018  

Manufacturing sales up 0.2% in September: Statistics Canada

Growth in July means the sector had a good third quarter.

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August 22, 2018  

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June

Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.

News Manufacturing General
July 17, 2018  

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.4% in May

An improvement over April’s 1.1% drop and ahead of economists’ projections.