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.

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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

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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.

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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.