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Release dates for major economic indicators, 2006

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Data are available at the time of release in summary form in The Daily and in greater detail in the CANSIM database. Both are accessible from Statistics Canada’s Web site (/). Some data tables are also available in the Canadian Statistics area of the Web site. In exceptional circumstances, some release dates may be modified during the year. For more information, contact your nearest regional reference centre.


Balance of international payments
Release date Reference period
February 27, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
May 30, 2006 First quarter 2006
August 30, 2006 Second quarter 2006
November 29, 2006 Third quarter 2006



Building permits
Release date Reference period
January 10, 2006 November 2005
February 6, 2006 December 2005
March 6, 2006 January 2006
April 6, 2006 February 2006
May 4, 2006 March 2006
June 6, 2006 April 2006
July 6, 2006 May 2006
August 8, 2006 June 2006
September 7, 2006 July 2006
October 5, 2006 August 2006
November 6, 2006 September 2006
December 6, 2006 October 2006
January 10, 2007 November 2006
February 6, 2007 December 2006



Business Conditions Survey: Manufacturing industries
Release date Reference period
January 27, 2006 January 2006
April 27, 2006 April 2006
July 27, 2006 July 2006
October 26, 2006 October 2006
January 29, 2007 January 2007



Canadian economic accounts
Release date Reference period
February 28, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
May 31, 2006 First quarter 2006
August 31, 2006 Second quarter 2006
November 30, 2006 Third quarter 2006
March 2, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Canada's international transactions in securities
Release date Reference period
January 19, 2006 November 2005
February 16, 2006 December 2005
March 20, 2006 January 2006
April 19, 2006 February 2006
May 17, 2006 March 2006
June 19, 2006 April 2006
July 17, 2006 May 2006
August 17, 2006 June 2006
September 18, 2006 July 2006
October 19, 2006 August 2006
November 16, 2006 September 2006
December 18, 2006 October 2006
January 18, 2007 November 2006
February 19, 2007 December 2006



Canadian international merchandise trade
Release date Reference period
January 12, 2006 November 2005
February 10, 2006 December 2005
March 9, 2006 January 2006
April 12, 2006 February 2006
May 12, 2006 March 2006
June 9, 2006 April 2006
July 12, 2006 May 2006
August 10, 2006 June 2006
September 12, 2006 July 2006
October 12, 2006 August 2006
November 9, 2006 September 2006
December 12, 2006 October 2006
January 10, 2007 November 2006
February 13 , 2007 December 2006



Characteristics of international travellers
Release date Reference period
February 23, 2006 Third quarter 2005
May 29, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
August 29, 2006 First quarter 2006
November 28, 2006 Second quarter 2006
February 26, 2007 Third quarter 2006



Consumer Price Index
Release date Reference period
January 18, 2006 December 2005
February 22, 2006 January 2006
March 16, 2006 February 2006
April 20, 2006 March 2006
May 18, 2006 April 2006
June 20, 2006 May 2006
July 21, 2006 June 2006
August 22, 2006 July 2006
September 19, 2006 August 2006
October 20, 2006 September 2006
November 22, 2006 October 2006
December 19, 2006 November 2006
January 23, 2007 December 2006
February 20, 2007 January 2007



Employment Insurance
Release date Reference period
January 24, 2006 November 2005
February 21, 2006 December 2005
March 28, 2006 January 2006
April 26, 2006 February 2006
May 30, 2006 March 2006
June 27, 2006 April 2006
July 25 2006 May 2006
August 29, 2006 June 2006
September 26, 2006 July 2006
October 24, 2006 August 2006
November 28, 2006 September 2006
December 19, 2006 October 2006
January 23, 2007 November 2006
February 27, 2007 December 2006
March 27, 2007 January 2007



Farm cash receipts
Release date Reference period
February 27, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
May 26, 2006 First quarter 2006
August 24, 2006 Second quarter 2006
November 24, 2006 Third quarter 2006
February 27, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Field crop reporting series
Release date Reference period
February 1, 2006 Stocks of grain at December 31, 2005
April 25, 2006 March intentions of principal field crop areas, 2006
May 10, 2006 Stocks of grain at March 31, 2006
June 22, 2006 Preliminary estimates of principal field crop areas, 2006
August 25, 2006 July 31 estimates of production of principal field crops, 2006
September 12, 2006 Stocks of grain at July 31, 2006
October 5, 2006 September estimates of production of principal field crops areas, 2006
December 7, 2006 November estimates of production of principal field crops, 2006



Gross domestic product by industry
Release date Reference period
January 31, 2006 November 2005
February 28, 2006 December 2005
March 31, 2006 January 2006
April 28, 2006 February 2006
May 31, 2006 March 2006
June 29, 2006 April 2006
July 31, 2006 May 2006
August 31, 2006 June 2006
September 29, 2006 July 2006
October 31, 2006 August 2006
November 30, 2006 September 2006
December 21, 2006 October 2006
January 31, 2007 November 2006
March 2, 2007 December 2006



Industrial capacity utilization rates
Release date Reference period
March 13, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
June 12, 2006 First quarter 2006
September 11, 2006 Second quarter 2006
December 13, 2006 Third quarter 2006
March 14, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Industrial product and raw materials price indexes
Release date Reference period
January 4, 2006 November 2005
January 30, 2006 December 2005
March 1, 2006 January 2006
March 30, 2006 February 2006
May 1, 2006 March 2006
May 30, 2006 April 2006
June 29, 2006 May 2006
July 28, 2006 June 2006
August 30, 2006 July 2006
September 28, 2006 August 2006
October 30, 2006 September 2006
November 29, 2006 October 2006
January 4, 2007 November 2006
January 30, 2007 December 2006



International travel account
Release date Reference period
February 24, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
May 29, 2006 First quarter 2006
August 29, 2006 Second quarter 2006
November 28, 2006 Third quarter 2006
February 26, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Investment in non-residential building construction
Release date Reference period
January 17, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
April 11, 2006 First quarter 2006
July 11, 2006 Second quarter 2006
October 12, 2006 Third quarter 2006
January 15, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Labour Force Survey
Release date Reference period
January 6, 2006 December 2005
February 10, 2006 January 2006
March 10, 2006 February 2006
April 7, 2006 March 2006
May 5, 2006 April 2006
June 9, 2006 May 2006
July 7, 2006 June 2006
August 4, 2006 July 2006
September 8, 2006 August 2006
October 6, 2006 September 2006
November 3, 2006 October 2006
December 1, 2006 November 2006



Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost
Release date Reference period
March 10, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
June 8, 2006 First quarter 2006
September 13, 2006 Second quarter 2006
December 11, 2006 Third quarter 2006
March 12, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Leading Indicators
Release date Reference period
January 17, 2006 December 2005
February 20, 2006 January 2006
March 21, 2006 February 2006
April 19, 2006 March 2006
May 24, 2006 April 2006
June 21, 2006 May 2006
July 19, 2006 June 2006
August 23, 2006 July 2006
September 20, 2006 August 2006
October 18, 2006 September 2006
November 21, 2006 October 2006
December 18, 2006 November 2006



Monthly Survey of Manufacturing
Release date Reference period
January 18, 2006 November 2005
February 16, 2006 December 2005
March 15, 2006 January 2006
April 13, 2006 February 2006
May 15, 2006 March 2006
June 14, 2006 April 2006
July 14, 2006 May 2006
August 16, 2006 June 2006
September 14, 2006 July 2006
October 16, 2006 August 2006
November 15, 2006 September 2006
December 14, 2006 October 2006
January 18, 2007 November 2006
February 15, 2007 December 2006



Net farm income
Release date Reference period
May 26, 2006 2005 (preliminary)
November 24, 2006 2005 (revised)



New housing price index
Release date Reference period
January 10, 2006 November 2005
February 9, 2006 December 2005
March 9, 2006 January 2006
April 11, 2006 February 2006
May 10, 2006 March 2006
June 8, 2006 April 2006
July 11, 2006 May 2006
August 10, 2006 June 2006
September 12, 2006 July 2006
October 11, 2006 August 2006
November 9, 2006 September 2006
December 11, 2006 October 2006
January 10, 2007 November 2006
February 8, 2007 December 2006



New motor vehicle sales
Release date Reference period
January 13, 2006 November 2005
February 14, 2006 December 2005
March 14, 2006 January 2006
April 18, 2006 February 2006
May 15, 2006 March 2006
June 14, 2006 April 2006
July 17, 2006 May 2006
August 15, 2006 June 2006
September 15, 2006 July 2006
October 13, 2006 August 2006
November 15, 2006 September 2006
December 13, 2006 October 2006
January 15, 2007 November 2006
February 13, 2007 December 2006



Payroll employment, earnings and hours
Release date Reference period
January 26, 2006 November 2005
February 27, 2006 December 2005
March 29, 2006 January 2006
April 28, 2006 February 2006
May 29, 2006 March 2006
June 29, 2006 April 2006
July 31, 2006 May 2006
August 28, 2006 June 2006
September 28, 2006 July 2006
October 30, 2006 August 2006
November 29, 2006 September 2006
December 21, 2006 October 2006
January 29, 2007 November 2006
February 26, 2007 December 2006
March 30, 2007 January 2007



Private and public investment in Canada
Release date Reference period
February 23, 2006 Intentions 2006



Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises
Release date Reference period
February 24, 2006 Fourth quarter 2005
May 25, 2006 First quarter 2006
August 24, 2006 Second quarter 2006
November 23, 2006 Third quarter 2006
February 22, 2007 Fourth quarter 2006



Retail trade
Release date Reference period
January 23, 2006 November 2005
February 21, 2006 December 2005
March 21, 2006 January 2006
April 21, 2006 February 2006
May 19, 2006 March 2006
June 21, 2006 April 2006
July 24, 2006 May 2006
August 21, 2006 June 2006
September 21, 2006 July 2006
October 23, 2006 August 2006
November 21, 2006 September 2006
December 21, 2006 October 2006



Travel between Canada and other countries
Release date Reference period
January 19, 2006 November 2005
February 20, 2006 December 2005
March 20, 2006 January 2006
April 20, 2006 February 2006
May 18, 2006 March 2006
June 19, 2006 April 2006
July 20, 2006 May 2006
August 17, 2006 June 2006
September 20, 2006 July 2006
October 19, 2006 August 2006
November 20, 2006 September 2006
December 20, 2006 October 2006
January 18, 2007 November 2006
February 20, 2007 December 2006



Wholesale trade
Release date Reference period
January 20, 2006 November 2005
February 17, 2006 December 2005
March 17, 2006 January 2006
April 21, 2006 February 2006
May 17, 2006 March 2006
June 19, 2006 April 2006
July 20, 2006 May 2006
August 18, 2006 June 2006
September 20, 2006 July 2006
October 19, 2006 August 2006
November 20, 2006 September 2006
December 20, 2006 October 2006

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