Release dates for major economic indicators, 2018

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Building permits
Release date Reference period
January 10, 2018 November 2017
February 7, 2018 December 2017
March 8, 2018 January 2018
April 10, 2018 February 2018
May 9, 2018 March 2018
June 6, 2018 April 2018
July 10, 2018 May 2018
August 8, 2018 June 2018
September 6, 2018 July 2018
October 10, 2018 August 2018
November 6, 2018 September 2018
December 10, 2018 October 2018
January 10, 2019 November 2018
February 6, 2019 December 2018
March 7, 2019 January 2019
Canada's balance of international payments
Release date Reference period
March 1, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
May 30, 2018 First quarter 2018
August 29, 2018 Second quarter 2018
November 29, 2018 Third quarter 2018
February 28, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Canada's international investment position
Release date Reference period
March 14, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
June 13, 2018 First quarter 2018
September 13, 2018 Second quarter 2018
December 13, 2018 Third quarter 2018
March 13, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Canada's international transactions in securities
Release date Reference period
January 19, 2018 November 2017
February 16, 2018 December 2017
March 16, 2018 January 2018
April 17, 2018 February 2018
May 17, 2018 March 2018
June 15, 2018 April 2018
July 16, 2018 May 2018
August 17, 2018 June 2018
September 17, 2018 July 2018
October 16, 2018 August 2018
November 16, 2018 September 2018
December 17, 2018 October 2018
January 18, 2019 November 2018
February 15, 2019 December 2018
March 18, 2019 January 2019
Canadian international merchandise trade
Release date Reference period
January 5, 2018 November 2017
February 6, 2018 December 2017
March 7, 2018 January 2018
April 5, 2018 February 2018
May 3, 2018 March 2018
June 6, 2018 April 2018
July 6, 2018 May 2018
August 3, 2018 June 2018
September 5, 2018 July 2018
October 5, 2018 August 2018
November 2, 2018 September 2018
December 6, 2018 October 2018
January 8, 2019 November 2018
February 5, 2019 December 2018
Consumer Price Index
Release date Reference period
January 26, 2018 December 2017
February 23, 2018 January 2018
March 23, 2018 February 2018
April 20, 2018 March 2018
May 18, 2018 April 2018
June 22, 2018 May 2018
July 20, 2018 June 2018
August 17, 2018 July 2018
September 21, 2018 August 2018
October 19, 2018 September 2018
November 23, 2018 October 2018
December 19, 2018 November 2018
January 18, 2019 December 2018
February 27, 2019 January 2019
March 22, 2019 February 2019
Employment Insurance
Release date Reference period
January 18, 2018 November 2017
February 15, 2018 December 2017
March 22, 2018 January 2018
April 19, 2018 February 2018
May 24, 2018 March 2018
June 21, 2018 April 2018
July 19, 2018 May 2018
August 23, 2018 June 2018
September 20, 2018 July 2018
October 18, 2018 August 2018
November 22, 2018 September 2018
December 18, 2018 October 2018
January 24, 2019 November 2018
February 21, 2019 December 2018
March 21, 2019 January 2019
Farm income
Release date Reference period
May 28, 2018 2017
November 27, 2018 2017
Gross domestic product by industry
Release date Reference period
January 31, 2018 November 2017
March 2, 2018 December 2017
March 29, 2018 January 2018
May 1, 2018 February 2018
May 31, 2018 March 2018
June 29, 2018 April 2018
July 31, 2018 May 2018
August 30, 2018 June 2018
September 28, 2018 July 2018
October 31, 2018 August 2018
November 30, 2018 September 2018
December 21, 2018 October 2018
January 31, 2019 November 2018
March 1, 2019 December 2018
March 29, 2019 January 2019
Gross domestic product, income and expenditure
Release date Reference period
March 2, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
May 31, 2018 First quarter 2018
August 30, 2018 Second quarter 2018
November 30, 2018 Third quarter 2018
March 1, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Industrial capacity utilization rates
Release date Reference period
March 9, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
June 8, 2018 First quarter 2018
September 12, 2018 Second quarter 2018
December 12, 2018 Third quarter 2018
March 8, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Industrial product and raw materials price indexes
Release date Reference period
January 4, 2018 November 2017
January 31, 2018 December 2017
February 28, 2018 January 2018
March 29, 2018 February 2018
April 30, 2018 March 2018
May 30, 2018 April 2018
June 29, 2018 May 2018
July 31, 2018 June 2018
August 31, 2018 July 2018
September 28, 2018 August 2018
October 31, 2018 September 2018
November 30, 2018 October 2018
January 4, 2019 November 2018
January 31, 2019 December 2018
February 28, 2019 January 2019
March 29, 2019 February 2019
Investment in non-residential building construction
Release date Reference period
January 16, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
April 19, 2018 First quarter 2018
July 19, 2018 Second quarter 2018
October 22, 2018 Third quarter 2018
January 21, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Labour Force Survey
Release date Reference period
January 5, 2018 December 2017
February 9, 2018 January 2018
March 9, 2018 February 2018
April 6, 2018 March 2018
May 11, 2018 April 2018
June 8, 2018 May 2018
July 6, 2018 June 2018
August 10, 2018 July 2018
September 7, 2018 August 2018
October 5, 2018 September 2018
November 2, 2018 October 2018
December 7, 2018 November 2018
January 4, 2019 December 2018
February 8, 2019 January 2019
March 8, 2019 February 2019
Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost
Release date Reference period
March 7, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
June 5, 2018 First quarter 2018
September 5, 2018 Second quarter 2018
December 4, 2018 Third quarter 2018
March 6, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Model-based principal field crop estimates
Release date Reference period
September 19, 2018 August 31, 2018
Monthly Survey of Manufacturing
Release date Reference period
January 19, 2018 November 2017
February 16, 2018 December 2017
March 16, 2018 January 2018
April 17, 2018 February 2018
May 16, 2018 March 2018
June 15, 2018 April 2018
July 17, 2018 May 2018
August 16, 2018 June 2018
September 18, 2018 July 2018
October 17, 2018 August 2018
November 16, 2018 September 2018
December 18, 2018 October 2018
January 22, 2019 November 2018
February 14, 2019 December 2018
March 15, 2019 January 2019
National balance sheet and financial flow accounts
Release date Reference period
March 15, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
June 14, 2018 First quarter 2018
September 14, 2018 Second quarter 2018
December 14, 2018 Third quarter 2018
March 14, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
National tourism indicators
Release date Reference period
January 10, 2018 Third quarter 2017
March 28, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
June 27, 2018 First quarter 2018
September 27, 2018 Second quarter 2018
January 10, 2019 Third quarter 2018
March 28, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
New Housing Price Index
Release date Reference period
January 11, 2018 November 2017
February 8, 2018 December 2017
March 8, 2018 January 2018
April 12, 2018 February 2018
May 10, 2018 March 2018
June 14, 2018 April 2018
July 12, 2018 May 2018
August 9, 2018 June 2018
September 13, 2018 July 2018
October 11, 2018 August 2018
November 8, 2018 September 2018
December 13, 2018 October 2018
January 10, 2019 November 2018
February 14, 2019 December 2018
March 14, 2019 January 2019
Non-residential capital and repair expenditures
Release date Reference period
February 28, 2018 2016 , 2017 and 2018
Payroll employment, earnings and hours
Release date Reference period
January 25, 2018 November 2017
February 23, 2018 December 2017
March 28, 2018 January 2018
April 26, 2018 February 2018
May 31, 2018 March 2018
June 28, 2018 April 2018
July 26, 2018 May 2018
August 30, 2018 June 2018
September 27, 2018 July 2018
October 25, 2018 August 2018
November 29, 2018 September 2018
December 20, 2018 October 2018
January 30, 2019 November 2018
February 27, 2019 December 2018
March 27, 2019 January 2019
Principal field crop areas
Release date Reference period
April 27, 2018 March 2018
June 29, 2018 June 2018
Production of principal field crops
Release date Reference period
August 31, 2018 July 2018
December 6, 2018 November 2018
Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises
Release date Reference period
February 22, 2018 Fourth quarter 2017
May 24, 2018 First quarter 2018
August 23, 2018 Second quarter 2018
November 22, 2018 Third quarter 2018
February 26, 2019 Fourth quarter 2018
Retail trade
Release date Reference period
January 25, 2018 November 2017
February 22, 2018 December 2017
March 23, 2018 January 2018
April 20, 2018 February 2018
May 18, 2018 March 2018
June 22, 2018 April 2018
July 20, 2018 May 2018
August 22, 2018 June 2018
September 21, 2018 July 2018
October 19, 2018 August 2018
November 23, 2018 September 2018
December 21, 2018 October 2018
January 23, 2019 November 2018
February 22, 2019 December 2018
March 22, 2019 January 2019
Stocks of principal field crops
Release date Reference period
February 5, 2018 December 31, 2017
May 11, 2018 March 31, 2018
September 6, 2018 July 31, 2018
February 5, 2019 December 31, 2018
Travel between Canada and other countries
Release date Reference period
January 19, 2018 November 2017
February 20, 2018 December 2017
May 23, 2018 March 2018
June 20, 2018 April 2018
July 20, 2018 May 2018
August 21, 2018 June 2018
September 21, 2018 July 2018
October 23, 2018 August 2018
November 20, 2018 September 2018
December 20, 2018 October 2018
January 23, 2019 November 2018
February 21, 2019 December 2018
March 21, 2019 January 2019
Wholesale trade
Release date Reference period
January 22, 2018 November 2017
February 20, 2018 December 2017
March 20, 2018 January 2018
April 23, 2018 February 2018
May 22, 2018 March 2018
June 21, 2018 April 2018
July 23, 2018 May 2018
August 21, 2018 June 2018
September 24, 2018 July 2018
October 22, 2018 August 2018
November 21, 2018 September 2018
December 20, 2018 October 2018
January 22, 2019 November 2018
February 21, 2019 December 2018
March 21, 2019 January 2019

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