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Friday, February 24, 2017
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Prices and price indexes
Consumer Price Index, January 2017
The Consumer Price Index rose 2.1% on a year-over-year basis in January, following a 1.5% increase in December. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.7% in January, after increasing 0.4% in December.
Computer and peripherals price indexes, January 2017
The price of desktop and similar computers, laptop and tablet computers, and servers decreased 0.3% in January.
Commercial Software Price Index, January 2017
The Commercial Software Price Index (CSPI) declined 0.3% in January compared with the previous month.
Income, pensions, spending and wealth
Registered retirement savings plan contributions, 2015
Contributions to registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) totalled $39.2 billion in 2015, up 1.5% from 2014. Data are based on tax returns filed for 2015.
Investment income, 2015
The number of Canadian taxfilers reporting investment income was down in 2015, while the actual amount of investment income rose. Investment income refers to the sum of dividend income from taxable Canadian corporations and interest income from investments in non-tax-sheltered vehicles.
Large urban transit, December 2016
Total operating revenues (excluding subsidies) for 10 of Canada's largest urban transit systems rose 4.2% year over year to $303.4 million in December.
Population and demography
Canadian Megatrends: From east to west: 140 years of interprovincial migration
Throughout the country's history, Canadians have been on the move. The migration of the Canadian-born population between provinces—or interprovincial migration—has been a constant feature of national life.
Oilseed crushing statistics, January 2017
Oilseed processors crushed 798 373 tonnes of canola in January. Oil production totalled 346 346 tonnes, while meal production totalled 446 060 tonnes.
Deliveries of major grains, January 2017
Data on major grain deliveries are now available for January.
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