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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Gross domestic product by industry, April 2015
Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in April, the fourth consecutive monthly decline. A decrease in the output of goods-producing industries outweighed an increase in service industries.
Experimental quarterly estimates of business entry and exit, fourth quarter of 2014 and first quarter of 2015
Experimental quarterly estimates of the number of firm entries and exits in the business sector, with associated employment, broken down by North American Industrial Classification System industry, for the fourth quarter of 2014 and the first quarter of 2015 are available upon request.
Principal field crop areas, June 2015
As of June 11, 2015, farmers had either planted or intended to plant more wheat, corn for grain, barley and oats compared with 2014, while acreages seeded to soybeans and canola were down.
Business, consumer and property services
Food services and drinking places, April 2015
Sales at food services and drinking places rose 1.0% from March to $4.9 billion in April. Prices for food purchased from restaurants were up 2.7% in the 12 months to April.
Natural gas transportation and distribution, April 2015
Canadian natural gas utilities received 11.9 billion cubic metres of total marketable gas in April, up 3.7% from the same month in 2014.
Prices and price indexes
For-hire Motor Carrier Freight Services Price Index, first quarter 2015
The For-hire Motor Carrier Freight Services Price Index decreased 1.3% in the first quarter from the fourth quarter of 2014.
Canadians and nature: Trees, 2013
In 2013, 85% of all Canadian households reported the presence of trees, bushes or hedges on their property. Households in Eastern Canada were slightly more likely to have reported their presence than those in the rest of the country.
Business and employment dynamics data at the national level, 2013
Annual data on business and employment dynamics in the private sector at the national level, broken down by North American Industrial Classification System industry or by firm size class, are now available for 2013. These data are derived from the Longitudinal Employment Analysis Program file for 2013.
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