Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Retail trade, February 2014
Retail sales rose 0.5% to $41.0 billion in February. Gains were reported in 7 of 11 subsectors, representing 56% of total retail sales. Excluding sales at gasoline stations and motor vehicles and parts dealers, sales advanced 0.8%.
Firearms and violent crime in Canada, 2012
Police services reported 5,600 victims of firearm-related violent crime in 2012, about 1,800 fewer victims of this type of crime than in 2009.
April 22, 2014
Wholesale trade, February 2014
Wholesale sales rose for a second consecutive month in February, up 1.1% to $50.7 billion. Sales in all subsectors increased, led by motor vehicle and parts. Excluding this subsector, wholesale sales rose 0.8%.
April 17, 2014
Consumer Price Index, March 2014
Consumer prices rose 1.5% in the 12 months to March, following a 1.1% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in March, following a 0.3% increase in February.
April 17, 2014
Employment Insurance, February 2014
Following a decline in January, the number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits was little changed in February at 506,500. Compared with 12 months earlier, the number of beneficiaries was down 4.9%.
April 16, 2014
Canada's international transactions in securities, February 2014
Foreign investment in Canadian securities advanced $6.1 billion in February and was focused on corporate instruments. This was matched by Canadian acquisitions of foreign securities at $6.0 billion.