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December 15, 2020  

StatsCan panel to advise on labour force survey

Expert panel to provide independent advice and guidance

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August 17, 2017  

Manufacturing sales down 1.8% in June: StatsCan

Drop blamed on lower sales in the petroleum and coal products, transportation equipment and chemical industries.

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August 4, 2017  

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.

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August 2, 2017  

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.

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July 19, 2017  

Manufacturing sales gain 1.1% in May: StatsCan

Sales up in 16 of 21 industries, representing 71% of the manufacturing sector.

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June 14, 2017  

Amount Canadians owe compared with income ticks lower

But debt-to-income ratio is still near a record high, StatsCan says.

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May 24, 2017  

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.

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May 23, 2017  

Lumber exports push wholesale sales above $60 billion for first time

Gains in March were led by the building material and supplies subsector.

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May 17, 2017  

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.

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April 24, 2017  

Wholesale sales fell 0.2% in February

Personal and household goods subsector posted the largest decline in dollar terms.

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March 20, 2017  

Wholesale trade tops expectations

Automotive and auto parts subsector grew by 17.1% to $11.9 billion, its first increase in three months.

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March 17, 2017  

Manufacturing sales climb in January

Third consecutive month of growth.

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March 10, 2017  

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.

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March 7, 2017  

Canada delivers third straight monthly trade surplus

Exports hit new high; merchandise trade balance with the world widened to $807 million in January.

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February 10, 2017  

Part time work, private sector add 48,300 jobs in January

Increases helped drop the unemployment rate to 6.8% from 6.9%.

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January 23, 2017  

Wholesale sales gained 0.2% in November: StatsCan

Motor vehicle and parts sales fell 5.8% to $10.5 billion.

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January 9, 2017  

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.

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January 6, 2017  

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.

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January 2, 2017  

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.

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December 15, 2016  

Manufacturing sales fell 0.8% in October, StatsCan says

Sales fell in 15 of the 21 industries tracked, representing 61% of the manufacturing sector.

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December 6, 2016  

October trade deficit falls to $1.1B, smallest since January

Import volumes fall 6.2%, prices edge down 0.1%.

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November 30, 2016  

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.

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November 21, 2016  

Wholesale sales falls 1.2% in September: StatsCan

Machinery, equipment and supplies subsector posts largest drop, down by 4% to $10.9 billion.

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November 7, 2016  

Canada adds 44,000 jobs in October

Gains fuelled almost entirely by part-time work.

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October 18, 2016  

Manufacturing sales surpass expectations in August, up 0.9%

Sales were up in 15 of 21 industries, representing 69% of the total sector.

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October 7, 2016  

Canada adds 67,200 jobs in September

Help from boost in part time, self employed work.

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September 21, 2016  

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.

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September 12, 2016  

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.

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August 31, 2016  

Q2 economic performance worst since financial crisis, StatsCan says

Real GDP fell 1.6%, federal agency blames Alberta wildfires for most of the contraction.

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August 31, 2016  

Dire economic data undermine Liberal promises of growth, Conservatives say

StatsCan reports real GDP fell at an annualized rate of 1.6% in Q2.

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August 22, 2016  

Wholesale sales up 0.7% in June to $56.4B: StatsCan

Motor vehicle and parts subsector gained 3.1% to $11.2 billion.

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August 16, 2016  

Manufacturing sales up 0.8% in June: StatsCan

Sales of machinery and transportation equipment products led increases.