Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Consumer Price Index, March 2014
Consumer prices rose 1.5% in the 12 months to March, following a 1.1% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in March, following a 0.3% increase in February.
Employment Insurance, February 2014
Following a decline in January, the number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits was little changed in February at 506,500. Compared with 12 months earlier, the number of beneficiaries was down 4.9%.
April 16, 2014
Canada's international transactions in securities, February 2014
Foreign investment in Canadian securities advanced $6.1 billion in February and was focused on corporate instruments. This was matched by Canadian acquisitions of foreign securities at $6.0 billion.
April 16, 2014
Investment in non-residential building construction, first quarter 2014
Investment in non-residential building construction was down 0.6% from the previous quarter to $12.9 billion in the first quarter. This decline followed two consecutive quarterly gains and was largely attributable to lower spending in the construction of industrial and institutional buildings.
April 15, 2014
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.
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.