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The Daily Friday, December 21, 2018

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Gross domestic product by industry, October 2018

Real gross domestic product expanded 0.3% in October, following a 0.1% decrease in September. There was growth in 15 of 20 industrial sectors, led by increases in manufacturing, finance and insurance and wholesale trade.

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Financial and Wealth Accounts on a from-whom-to-whom basis: Selected financial instruments, third quarter 2018

Statistics Canada’s from-whom-to-whom (FWTW) project builds on the information currently found in the Financial and Wealth Accounts (FWA), the program that is responsible for producing Canada’s national balance sheet and financial flows. This first release focuses on government, through the publication of six financial instruments that are unique debt instruments for that sector: Government of Canada bonds; Government of Canada short-term paper; Provincial and Territorial government bonds; Local government bonds; Government claims: loans and advances; and Government claims: equity.

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Retail trade, October 2018

Retail sales increased 0.3% to $51.0 billion in October. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations were the main contributors to the gain. Excluding these two subsectors, retail sales declined 0.4%.

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Investment in building construction, October 2018

Total investment in building construction decreased 3.2% from September to $14.1 billion in October. Both the residential (-4.2% to $9.7 billion) and non-residential (-0.8% to $4.4 billion) sectors declined.

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Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, October 2018

Natural gas transmission pipelines received 560.7 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in October, up 1.0% from the same month in 2017. The vast majority of receipts were in Alberta (70.2%) and British Columbia (27.6%).

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Pipeline transportation of oil and other liquid petroleum products, October 2018

Pipelines received 22.2 million cubic metres of crude oil and equivalent products from fields and plants in October, up 5.0% compared with the same month in 2017. The vast majority originated in Alberta (87.5%), followed by Saskatchewan (9.7%).

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Electric power statistics, October 2018

Data on electric power for October are now available upon request.

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Coal and coke statistics, October 2018

Coal production decreased 8.1% year over year to 4.5 million tonnes in October.

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Monthly civil aviation statistics, October 2018

The six Canadian Level I air carriers flew 6.6 million passengers on scheduled and charter services in October, up 5.3% from October 2017 and continuing the upward year-over-year monthly trend that began in April 2014.

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Poultry and egg statistics, December 2018

Stocks of total frozen poultry meat in cold storage increased 5.3% from December 1, 2017, to 83 446 tonnes on December 1, 2018. The largest increase came from frozen chicken stocks, up 18.6% from the previous year to 49 486 tonnes. On December 1, 2018, frozen turkey stocks equalled 27 351 tonnes, down 12.4% from December 1, 2017.

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Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition: Public use microdata file, 2015

The public use microdata file (PUMF) for the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition is now available.

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New products

Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts

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Statistics Canada – Data Visualization Products: “Financial accounts on a from-whom-to-whom basis, selected financial instruments”, Third quarter 2018

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Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition: Public Use Microdata File, 2015

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100 years and counting: “A hundred years and more of statistics acts”

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New studies and articles

Catalogue numberThe 2015 to 2017 revisions of the Income and Expenditure Accounts

Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts

Catalogue numberIntegrating the production, distribution and consumption of cannabis in the Canadian national economic accounts

Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts

Catalogue numberFinancial and Wealth Accounts on a from-whom-to-whom basis: selected financial instruments

Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts


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