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Friday, July 21, 2017

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Prices and price indexes

Consumer Price Index, June 2017

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.0% on a year-over-year basis in June, following a 1.3% increase in May. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was unchanged in June, after being down 0.2% in May.

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Retail and wholesale

Retail trade, May 2017

Retail sales increased for the third consecutive month, rising 0.6% to $48.9 billion in May. Sales were up in 5 of 11 subsectors, representing 56% of total retail trade.

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Investment in new housing construction, May 2017

New housing construction investment totalled $4.4 billion in May, up 4.1% from May 2016. This increase was mostly explained by higher investment in Ontario and, to a lesser extent, in British Columbia and Manitoba. Of the four provinces that posted a decline, Quebec's decrease was the largest.

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Income, pensions, spending and wealth

Pension plans in Canada, As of January 1, 2016

Membership in registered pension plans (RPPs) in Canada totalled 6,262,000 in 2015, up 4,900 members compared with 2014.

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Environment Fact Sheet: Outdoor water use, 2015

Almost 1 in 7 Canadian households (15%) had a barrel or cistern for collecting rainwater in 2015. They were most frequently reported by households in the Prairie provinces of Saskatchewan (28%), Alberta (25%) and Manitoba (22%).

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Crop Condition Assessment Program, April 10 to July 9, 2017

The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) database is now available in CANSIM for the period from April 10 to July 9, 2017.

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Refined petroleum products, June 2017

Data on the production, inventories and domestic sales of refined petroleum products for Canada and the regions are now available for June upon request.

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New products

The Consumer Price Index, June 2017, Vol. 96, no. 6

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

New studies and articles

Environment Fact Sheets: "Outdoor water use, 2015"

Catalogue number Catalogue number16-508-X2017002 (HTML | PDF)

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