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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.
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.
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.
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.
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%).
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.
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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