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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dairy statistics, July 2016

The volume of milk and cream sold in July was 244 867 kilolitres, down 1.0% from July 2015.

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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.

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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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New products

The Consumer Price Index, August 2016, Vol. 95, no. 8

Catalogue number Catalogue number62-001-X (HTML | PDF)

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