Friday, December 5, 2003
Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time
Labour force survey, November 2003
Employment rose by an estimated 54,000 in November, the third consecutive monthly increase. Since August, employment has grown by 166,000, much stronger than the 52,000 increase over the first eight months of the year. This brings gains over the first eleven months of 2003 to 1.4%. The recent strength in employment has been mostly in full-time jobs. The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points in November to 7.5%.
Production of principal field crops, November 2003
Western Canadian farmers reported vastly improved production for most major field crops this year, following one of the worst seasons in the past quarter century in 2002. Production rose across the board this year, ranging from a 10% gain in durum wheat to a 78% increase in barley production.
National Construction Industry Wage Rate Survey: Prairie Provinces, 2003
Production of eggs and poultry, October 2003
Steel primary forms - weekly data, week ending November 29, 2003
Pipeline transportation of crude oil and refined petroleum products, April 2003
Release dates, 2004
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