In April 2021, the oil and gas sector’s gross domestic product, employment and exports recovered—they reached 95.4%, 95.7% and 102.5%, respectively, of their corresponding levels from January 2020. ow.ly/Hs9A50FFycQ
Data for Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Alberta are not available individually because of contractual limitations of the existing data sharing agreements; however, they are included in the Canada totals.
In June 2021, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 3.1% on a year-over-year basis, down from a 3.6% gain in May. Check out our first #CPI release calculated with updated basket weights, based on 2020 expenditure data: ow.ly/PDYG50FFnz1
In April 2021, the number of #business closures in Canada increased by 1.9%, while the number of business openings decreased by 8.2%, after two consecutive months of positive growth.
Learn more: ow.ly/vODI50FEU31#CdnBiz
In 2019, approximately four in five small businesses relied on the local market as their main market, compared with a little more than half of large businesses. Learn more: ow.ly/5Iz350FEPdD.
To visualize the data on zero-emission vehicle registrations, check out our new interactive geospatial tool. It allows users to compare and analyze the data by fuel type and geography: ow.ly/9fK950FENU1 . #DataVisualization
In the first quarter of 2021, Canadians registered 11.8% more new vehicles than in the same quarter of 2020. #ZeroEmission vehicles 🚘🔌 represented 4.6% of these registrations, up from 3.5% in the same quarter of 2020ow.ly/ELzZ50FELe28#EnergyNewsw3K
Our Consumer Price Index (#CPI) basket is keeping up with Canadian consumers, and so are our #data experts! Join us July 29 at 1:30 p.m. (ET) to ask questions about how the basket update helps shape #Canada’s post-pandemic #economic recovery. ow.ly/K5Vt50FE3ui
#DYK? Young #women have considerably increased their presence in the labour market over the last four decades, but they still earned lower wages than young men in 2019.
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#DYK? Completing your #2021Census questionnaire is a legal obligation in Canada, and time is running out to do so! Households that haven’t completed it yet need to do so as soon as possible to avoid any penalties.
Complete it online here: ow.ly/T60n50FDE4V
Our new study looks at what types of credit debt private non-financial corporations took on prior to and during #COVID19. It also examines how they have used that liquidity over this period. Check it out: ow.ly/uC1p50FDBYR#CdnEcon
Have plans to start #travelling locally again this summer? Don’t forget to complete your #2021Census questionnaire before leaving! In Canada, the #census is a mandatory civic exercise for every household. To learn more: ow.ly/o5Ok50FCtIS
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Listen to Samantha, a Canadian student and our contest winner, explain the importance of completing the #2021Census questionnaire. Looks like Canada’s future is in good hands! ow.ly/IqzL50FCj50
In May 2020, Canadians reported having meditated (12%) or exercised outdoors (57%) to improve their health during stressful times. As we celebrate #InternationalSelfCareDay, make sure you do what makes you happy! ow.ly/NBVr50FCiMQ🧘�QK
Food services and drinking places, May 2021: Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector fell slightly (-0.6%) to $4.4 billion in May 2021 compared with the previous month. ow.ly/G8m750FCgBt
#DYK? In 2019, women faculty and researchers were 3.5 times more likely than men to be a victim of unwanted sexual attention or sexual harassment in postsecondary institutions in Canada. To learn more: ow.ly/yZjR50FByCD
Does a mother’s #employment affect her use of child care services? In 2017, mothers with a regular working schedule (76%) were more likely than those with an irregular schedule (68%) to use #ChildCare services. Learn more: ow.ly/OMkc50FBozt
Among the 54.7% of adults residing in Canada’s provinces who had not been vaccinated for #COVID19 at the time of our survey in mid-May 2021, 90.5% said they were “likely” or “very likely” to do so in the future. ow.ly/oqJT50FAPsw#COVIDVaccine
Our census enumerators aren’t horsing around! They are going above and beyond, setting up kiosks in apartment lobbies and outside restaurants, and even using different means of transportation. It’s not too late to complete your #2021Census questionnaire. ow.ly/688F50FzY6h