Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Employment Insurance, June 2014
Following a decline in May, the number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits was little changed in June at 501,900.
Production of principal field crops, July 2014
Canadian farmers expect production to return to more normal levels in 2014 for wheat, canola and corn for grain following record levels set in 2013. Soybean production is anticipated to increase to another record level this year, as farmers reported cultivating nearly a million additional acres.
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August 20, 2014
Wholesale trade, June 2014
Wholesale sales rose 0.6% to $53.0 billion in June, a third consecutive increase. Gains in five subsectors, which together represented 69% of wholesale sales, more than offset a decline in the motor vehicle and parts subsector. Excluding this subsector, wholesale sales rose 1.2%.
August 20, 2014
Study: Net worth of the household sector: A Canada–United States comparison, 1970 to 2012
Canadian household net worth per capita reached 77% of the United States' level in 2012, according to a new study.
August 19, 2014
Industrial research and development characteristics, 2014 (intentions)
Business enterprises in Canada anticipate spending $15.4 billion to perform research and development activities in 2014, down 0.9% from 2013 intentions.
August 18, 2014
Canada's international transactions in securities, June 2014
Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $1.1 billion in June, following investment totalling $31.6 billion over the previous two months. Meanwhile, Canadian investors continued their moderate investment in foreign securities by adding $2.0 billion to their portfolios in June.
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