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Let’s go (online) shopping!

Digital economy and society
November 26, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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In 2020, when many stores were closed because of the pandemic, 82% of Canadians shopped online, spending a total of $84.4 billion.
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Flooding and landslides in British Columbia: Measuring the costs

International trade
November 25, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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Article
For those caught in their wake, the recent flooding and landslides in British Columbia have been devastating; disrupting lives, affecting farms and businesses, and damaging or destroying homes. Although the damage is limited to a few communities in Canada’s westernmost province, the effects of this storm will be felt throughout the country and beyond. 
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Canada History Week 2021: Spotlight on Indigenous Languages

Indigenous peoples
November 25, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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This year’s theme for Canada History Week is Indigenous History.
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Get in touch with Statistics Canada—we’re here to help!

Government
November 25, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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We get asked a lot of questions. And we provide a lot of answers.
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A new way to share our data

Government
November 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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Announcement
The pandemic has changed many things, including the increasing need for accurate and timely data. As part of our commitment to reaching more Canadians, we are proud to announce the launch of StatsCAN Plus, a new way to tell our data stories throughout the day.
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Weighing the costs and benefits of a university education (correction)

Education, training and learning
November 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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Article
The university fall semester is wrapping up and students across Canada are busy turning in course assignments and studying for final exams. Some overwhelmed students may be questioning whether the effort is worth it. We’ve got a range of data and studies that can help students make an informed decision about their academic future.
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Calculate your personal inflation rate

Prices and price indexes
November 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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Databyte
Ever wonder how your experience of inflation differs from the average Canadian household?
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Apple production expected to fall (correction)

Agriculture and food
November 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
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Article
It’s been a challenging year for most Canadian apple farmers. Heatwaves in British Columbia and Ontario this summer and cold snaps in Eastern Ontario and Quebec this spring could slash production by 10% from a year earlier, according to industry estimates.
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