Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Wholesale trade, June 2014
Wholesale sales rose 0.6% to $53.0 billion in June, a third consecutive increase. Gains in five subsectors, which together represented 69% of wholesale sales, more than offset a decline in the motor vehicle and parts subsector. Excluding this subsector, wholesale sales rose 1.2%.
Study: Net worth of the household sector: A Canada–United States comparison, 1970 to 2012
Canadian household net worth per capita reached 77% of the United States' level in 2012, according to a new study.
August 19, 2014
Industrial research and development characteristics, 2014 (intentions)
Business enterprises in Canada anticipate spending $15.4 billion to perform research and development activities in 2014, down 0.9% from 2013 intentions.
August 18, 2014
Canada's international transactions in securities, June 2014
Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $1.1 billion in June, following investment totalling $31.6 billion over the previous two months. Meanwhile, Canadian investors continued their moderate investment in foreign securities by adding $2.0 billion to their portfolios in June.
August 15, 2014
Labour Force Survey, July 2014 (corrected)
Employment rose by 42,000 in July, the result of an increase in part-time work (+60,000). The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 7.0%.
August 15, 2014
Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, June 2014
Manufacturing sales rose 0.6% in June to $52.0 billion, the fifth gain in six months.