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Manufacturing sales down 1.8% in June: StatsCan
Drop blamed on lower sales in the petroleum and coal products, transportation equipment and chemical industries.
Canadian economy adds jobs for eighth consecutive month, though pace slows
Unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 6.3%, its lowest level since October 2008.
More Canadians living alone, with parents or without children: census
28.2% of Canadian households now comprise only a single person, the highest proportion ever recorded in Canada.
Manufacturing sales gain 1.1% in May: StatsCan
Sales up in 16 of 21 industries, representing 71% of the manufacturing sector.
Amount Canadians owe compared with income ticks lower
But debt-to-income ratio is still near a record high, StatsCan says.
Are 30 somethings earning more than their parents? Study says “yes”
Canadians who turned 30 between 2000 and 2014 had a family income that was equal to, or greater than what their parents earned at the same age.
Lumber exports push wholesale sales above $60 billion for first time
Gains in March were led by the building material and supplies subsector.
Manufacturing sales up 1% in March to $53.9B, hit record
Sales were up in 16 of 21 industries, representing 71% of the Canadian manufacturing sector.
Wholesale sales fell 0.2% in February
Personal and household goods subsector posted the largest decline in dollar terms.
Wholesale trade tops expectations
Automotive and auto parts subsector grew by 17.1% to $11.9 billion, its first increase in three months.
Manufacturing sales climb in January
Third consecutive month of growth.
Unemployment rate drops to lowest level in two years
Most job gains in February came from full-time work, offset by a decline in the number of people working part-time.
Canada delivers third straight monthly trade surplus
Exports hit new high; merchandise trade balance with the world widened to $807 million in January.
Part time work, private sector add 48,300 jobs in January
Increases helped drop the unemployment rate to 6.8% from 6.9%.
Wholesale sales gained 0.2% in November: StatsCan
Motor vehicle and parts sales fell 5.8% to $10.5 billion.
Growth in part time work creates dark underside to rosy jobs numbers
60,400 full-time positions were created in 2016, less than half the number gained in each of the past two years.
Canada’s labour market rode wave of part time jobs in 2016
The number of full-time positions created (60,400) was so low it was statistically insignificant in the year-end review.
Worst manufacturing output in October weighs down economic growth
GDP contracted by 0.3% for the month, the first decline since the Fort McMurray wildfires in May.
Manufacturing sales fell 0.8% in October, StatsCan says
Sales fell in 15 of the 21 industries tracked, representing 61% of the manufacturing sector.
October trade deficit falls to $1.1B, smallest since January
Import volumes fall 6.2%, prices edge down 0.1%.
Energy exports boost Q3 economic growth by 3.5%
Goods and services exports up 2.2% compared to a contraction of 3.9% in Q2.
Wholesale sales falls 1.2% in September: StatsCan
Machinery, equipment and supplies subsector posts largest drop, down by 4% to $10.9 billion.
Canada adds 44,000 jobs in October
Gains fuelled almost entirely by part-time work.
Manufacturing sales surpass expectations in August, up 0.9%
Sales were up in 15 of 21 industries, representing 69% of the total sector.
Canada adds 67,200 jobs in September
Help from boost in part time, self employed work.
Wholesale sales up 0.3% in July at $56.5B: StatsCan
Motor vehicle and parts subsector leads increases, growing by 2% to $11.1 billion.
Job market bounces back in August after big drop
Economy created 26,200 net new jobs last month, compared with a loss of 31,200 in July.
Q2 economic performance worst since financial crisis, StatsCan says
Real GDP fell 1.6%, federal agency blames Alberta wildfires for most of the contraction.
Dire economic data undermine Liberal promises of growth, Conservatives say
StatsCan reports real GDP fell at an annualized rate of 1.6% in Q2.
Wholesale sales up 0.7% in June to $56.4B: StatsCan
Motor vehicle and parts subsector gained 3.1% to $11.2 billion.
Manufacturing sales up 0.8% in June: StatsCan
Sales of machinery and transportation equipment products led increases.