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Monday, May 30, 2016
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Prices and price indexes
Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, April 2016
The Industrial Product Price Index declined 0.5% in April. The decrease was led by lower prices for motorized and recreational vehicles, while higher prices for energy and petroleum products helped moderate the fall. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 0.7%, led by higher prices for crude energy products.
Canada's balance of international payments, first quarter 2016
Canada's current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) increased $1.1 billion in the first quarter to $16.8 billion on a larger trade in goods deficit. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign investment in Canadian bonds was the largest contributor to the net inflow of funds in the economy.
Income, pensions, spending and wealth
Canadian Megatrends: The rise of the dual-earner family with children
Canadian families with children are more likely than ever to have both parents in the workforce.
Food availability, 2015
The amount of red meat available for consumption increased 1.6% from 2014 to 37.7 kilograms per person in 2015, but was down 11.4% from 42.6 kilograms per person in 2005.
Production and disposition of tobacco products, April 2016
Canadian manufacturers produced 1.9 billion cigarettes in April, up 2.3% from March. Cigarette production decreased 8.1% from the same month a year earlier.
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