Release dates for major economic indicators, 2016

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Building permits
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January 8, 2016 November 2015
February 8, 2016 December 2015
March 8, 2016 January 2016
April 7, 2016 February 2016
May 5, 2016 March 2016
June 8, 2016 April 2016
July 7, 2016 May 2016
August 8, 2016 June 2016
September 8, 2016 July 2016
October 6, 2016 August 2016
November 8, 2016 September 2016
December 8, 2016 October 2016
January 10, 2017 November 2016
February 7, 2017 December 2016
March 8, 2017 January 2017
Canada's balance of international payments
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February 29, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
May 30, 2016 First quarter 2016
August 30, 2016 Second quarter 2016
November 29, 2016 Third quarter 2016
March 1, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Canada's international investment position
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March 10, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
June 13, 2016 First quarter 2016
September 14, 2016 Second quarter 2016
December 13, 2016 Third quarter 2016
March 14, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Canada's international transactions in securities
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January 19, 2016 November 2015
February 17, 2016 December 2015
March 16, 2016 January 2016
April 18, 2016 February 2016
May 18, 2016 March 2016
June 16, 2016 April 2016
July 18, 2016 May 2016
August 18, 2016 June 2016
September 16, 2016 July 2016
October 17, 2016 August 2016
November 17, 2016 September 2016
December 16, 2016 October 2016
January 19, 2017 November 2016
February 17, 2017 December 2016
March 16, 2017 January 2017
Canadian international merchandise trade
Release date Reference period
January 6, 2016 November 2015
February 5, 2016 December 2015
March 4, 2016 January 2016
April 5, 2016 February 2016
May 4, 2016 March 2016
June 3, 2016 April 2016
July 6, 2016 May 2016
August 5, 2016 June 2016
September 2, 2016 July 2016
October 5, 2016 August 2016
November 4, 2016 September 2016
December 6, 2016 October 2016
January 6, 2017 November 2016
February 7, 2017 December 2016
Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey
Release date Reference period
May 10, 2016 2014 , 2015 and 2016
Consumer Price Index
Release date Reference period
January 22, 2016 December 2015
February 19, 2016 January 2016
March 18, 2016 February 2016
April 22, 2016 March 2016
May 20, 2016 April 2016
June 17, 2016 May 2016
July 22, 2016 June 2016
August 19, 2016 July 2016
September 23, 2016 August 2016
October 21, 2016 September 2016
November 18, 2016 October 2016
December 22, 2016 November 2016
January 20, 2017 December 2016
February 24, 2017 January 2017
March 24, 2017 February 2017
Employment Insurance
Release date Reference period
January 21, 2016 November 2015
February 18, 2016 December 2015
March 24, 2016 January 2016
April 21, 2016 February 2016
May 19, 2016 March 2016
June 23, 2016 April 2016
July 21, 2016 May 2016
August 18, 2016 June 2016
September 22, 2016 July 2016
October 20, 2016 August 2016
November 22, 2016 September 2016
December 20, 2016 October 2016
January 18, 2017 November 2016
February 16, 2017 December 2016
March 23, 2017 January 2017
Farm income
Release date Reference period
May 25, 2016 2015
November 29, 2016 2015
Gross domestic product by industry
Release date Reference period
January 29, 2016 November 2015
March 1, 2016 December 2015
March 31, 2016 January 2016
April 29, 2016 February 2016
May 31, 2016 March 2016
June 30, 2016 April 2016
July 29, 2016 May 2016
August 31, 2016 June 2016
September 30, 2016 July 2016
November 1, 2016 August 2016
November 30, 2016 September 2016
December 23, 2016 October 2016
January 31, 2017 November 2016
March 2, 2017 December 2016
March 31, 2017 January 2017
Gross domestic product, income and expenditure
Release date Reference period
March 1, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
May 31, 2016 First quarter 2016
August 31, 2016 Second quarter 2016
November 30, 2016 Third quarter 2016
March 2, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Industrial capacity utilization rates
Release date Reference period
March 10, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
June 9, 2016 First quarter 2016
September 8, 2016 Second quarter 2016
December 8, 2016 Third quarter 2016
March 9, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Industrial product and raw materials price indexes
Release date Reference period
January 5, 2016 November 2015
January 29, 2016 December 2015
February 29, 2016 January 2016
March 29, 2016 February 2016
April 29, 2016 March 2016
May 30, 2016 April 2016
June 30, 2016 May 2016
July 29, 2016 June 2016
August 30, 2016 July 2016
September 30, 2016 August 2016
October 31, 2016 September 2016
November 30, 2016 October 2016
January 5, 2017 November 2016
January 31, 2017 December 2016
February 28, 2017 January 2017
March 30, 2017 February 2017
Investment in non-residential building construction
Release date Reference period
January 18, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
April 15, 2016 First quarter 2016
July 15, 2016 Second quarter 2016
October 14, 2016 Third quarter 2016
January 17, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Labour Force Survey
Release date Reference period
January 8, 2016 December 2015
February 5, 2016 January 2016
March 11, 2016 February 2016
April 8, 2016 March 2016
May 6, 2016 April 2016
June 10, 2016 May 2016
July 8, 2016 June 2016
August 5, 2016 July 2016
September 9, 2016 August 2016
October 7, 2016 September 2016
November 4, 2016 October 2016
December 2, 2016 November 2016
January 6, 2017 December 2016
February 10, 2017 January 2017
March 10, 2017 February 2017
Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost
Release date Reference period
March 4, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
June 3, 2016 First quarter 2016
September 2, 2016 Second quarter 2016
December 2, 2016 Third quarter 2016
March 8, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Model-based principal field crop estimates
Release date Reference period
September 20, 2016 2016
Monthly Survey of Manufacturing
Release date Reference period
January 20, 2016 November 2015
February 16, 2016 December 2015
March 16, 2016 January 2016
April 15, 2016 February 2016
May 17, 2016 March 2016
June 15, 2016 April 2016
July 15, 2016 May 2016
August 16, 2016 June 2016
September 16, 2016 July 2016
October 18, 2016 August 2016
November 16, 2016 September 2016
December 15, 2016 October 2016
January 19, 2017 November 2016
February 15, 2017 December 2016
March 17, 2017 January 2017
National balance sheet and financial flow accounts
Release date Reference period
March 11, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
June 14, 2016 First quarter 2016
September 15, 2016 Second quarter 2016
December 14, 2016 Third quarter 2016
March 15, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
National tourism indicators
Release date Reference period
January 7, 2016 Third quarter 2015
March 30, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
June 29, 2016 First quarter 2016
September 29, 2016 Second quarter 2016
January 5, 2017 Third quarter 2016
March 30, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
New Housing Price Index
Release date Reference period
January 14, 2016 November 2015
February 11, 2016 December 2015
March 10, 2016 January 2016
April 14, 2016 February 2016
May 12, 2016 March 2016
June 9, 2016 April 2016
July 14, 2016 May 2016
August 11, 2016 June 2016
September 8, 2016 July 2016
October 13, 2016 August 2016
November 10, 2016 September 2016
December 8, 2016 October 2016
January 12, 2017 November 2016
February 9, 2017 December 2016
March 9, 2017 January 2017
Payroll employment, earnings and hours
Release date Reference period
January 28, 2016 November 2015
February 25, 2016 December 2015
March 31, 2016 January 2016
April 28, 2016 February 2016
May 26, 2016 March 2016
June 30, 2016 April 2016
July 28, 2016 May 2016
August 25, 2016 June 2016
September 29, 2016 July 2016
October 27, 2016 August 2016
November 24, 2016 September 2016
December 21, 2016 October 2016
January 26, 2017 November 2016
February 23, 2017 December 2016
March 31, 2017 January 2017
Principal field crop areas
Release date Reference period
April 21, 2016 March 2016
June 29, 2016 June 2016
Production of principal field crops
Release date Reference period
August 23, 2016 July 2016
December 6, 2016 November 2016
Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises
Release date Reference period
February 25, 2016 Fourth quarter 2015
May 26, 2016 First quarter 2016
August 25, 2016 Second quarter 2016
November 24, 2016 Third quarter 2016
February 23, 2017 Fourth quarter 2016
Retail trade
Release date Reference period
January 22, 2016 November 2015
February 19, 2016 December 2015
March 18, 2016 January 2016
April 22, 2016 February 2016
May 20, 2016 March 2016
June 22, 2016 April 2016
July 22, 2016 May 2016
August 19, 2016 June 2016
September 23, 2016 July 2016
October 21, 2016 August 2016
November 22, 2016 September 2016
December 22, 2016 October 2016
January 20, 2017 November 2016
February 22, 2017 December 2016
March 21, 2017 January 2017
Stocks of principal field crops
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February 4, 2016 December 31, 2015
May 6, 2016 March 31, 2016
September 7, 2016 July 31, 2016
February 3, 2017 December 31, 2016
Travel between Canada and other countries
Release date Reference period
January 20, 2016 November 2015
February 18, 2016 December 2015
March 17, 2016 January 2016
April 19, 2016 February 2016
May 18, 2016 March 2016
June 20, 2016 April 2016
July 20, 2016 May 2016
August 18, 2016 June 2016
September 20, 2016 July 2016
October 19, 2016 August 2016
November 21, 2016 September 2016
December 19, 2016 October 2016
January 19, 2017 November 2016
February 21, 2017 December 2016
March 20, 2017 January 2017
Wholesale trade
Release date Reference period
January 20, 2016 November 2015
February 18, 2016 December 2015
March 17, 2016 January 2016
April 20, 2016 February 2016
May 19, 2016 March 2016
June 20, 2016 April 2016
July 21, 2016 May 2016
August 22, 2016 June 2016
September 21, 2016 July 2016
October 24, 2016 August 2016
November 21, 2016 September 2016
December 20, 2016 October 2016
January 23, 2017 November 2016
February 20, 2017 December 2016
March 20, 2017 January 2017

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