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Friday, June 24, 2016
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Society and community
Study: Women in scientific occupations in Canada, 1991 to 2011
In 2011, women represented less than one in four (23%) workers in university-level scientific occupations, compared with nearly two-thirds (65%) of workers in university-level non-scientific occupations.
Production and disposition of tobacco products, May 2016
Canadian manufacturers produced 2.0 billion cigarettes in May, up 6.6% from April. Cigarette production increased 7.5% from the same month a year earlier.
Dairy statistics, April 2016
The volume of milk and cream sold totalled 256 839 kilolitres in April, up 1.8% from the same month the previous year.
Large urban transit, April 2016
Total operating revenues (excluding subsidies) for 10 of Canada's largest urban transit systems rose 1.3% year over year in April to $287.2 million.
Prices and price indexes
Computer and peripherals price indexes, May 2016
In May, prices for commercial computers decreased 0.1% and prices for computers sold to consumers declined 0.6% from April. In the case of computer peripherals, monitor prices fell 1.6% and printer prices increased 2.0%.
Commercial Software Price Index, May 2016
The Commercial Software Price Index (CSPI) increased 0.3% in May compared with the previous month.
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