Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, February 2014
Canadian manufacturing sales increased 1.4% to $51.2 billion in February. The sales level was the highest since July 2008, the peak that was reached before the last recession began.
There are no new products today.
April 10, 2014
Control and sale of alcoholic beverages, for the year ending March 31, 2013
Beer and liquor stores and agencies sold $21.4 billion worth of alcoholic beverages during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, up 2.2% from the previous year.
April 8, 2014
Building permits, February 2014
Municipalities issued building permits worth $6.1 billion in February, down 11.6% from January. This decrease followed an 8.1% gain the previous month and was mainly driven by lower construction intentions for multi-family dwellings in all provinces.
April 4, 2014
Labour Force Survey, March 2014
Employment increased by 43,000 in March, driven by gains among youths. The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 6.9%. Overall employment growth in Canada has been subdued since August 2013.
April 3, 2014
Canadian international merchandise trade, February 2014
Canada's merchandise exports grew 3.6% and imports were up 2.1% in February. As a result, Canada's trade balance with the world went from a deficit of $337 million in January to a surplus of $290 million in February.