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Friday, September 23, 2016
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Prices and price indexes
Consumer Price Index, August 2016
The Consumer Price Index rose 1.1% in the 12 months to August, after increasing 1.3% in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index decreased 0.1% in August, after posting no change in July.
Retail and wholesale
Retail trade, July 2016
Retail sales were relatively unchanged for the third consecutive month in July, edging down 0.1% to $44.1 billion.
Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, July 2016
Natural gas transmission pipelines received 520.1 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and gas plants in July.
Production and disposition of tobacco products, August 2016
Canadian manufacturers produced 2.0 billion cigarettes in August, up 16.3% from July and up 18.4% from August 2015.
Dairy statistics, July 2016
The volume of milk and cream sold in July was 244 867 kilolitres, down 1.0% from July 2015.
Large urban transit, July 2016
Total operating revenues (excluding subsidies) for 10 of Canada's largest urban transit systems rose 1.4% year over year in July to $278.8 million.
Government Finance Statistics, second quarter 2016
Quarterly data for Government Finance Statistics (GFS), a system that presents fiscal statistics using the international standard GFS developed by the International Monetary Fund, are now available. This standard allows consistent aggregation and analysis across countries.
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