StatsCan panel to advise on labour force survey
Expert panel to provide independent advice and guidance
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%.