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Building permits, October 2022
The total value of building permits in Canada declined 1.4% in October to $10.0 billion. Losses in the residential sector more than offset gains from the non-residential sector.
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the economic integration of many immigrants
Using the 2021 Longitudinal Immigration Database, this article outlines how the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic slowed the socioeconomic progress that recent immigrants have made over the past decade. The median entry wage of immigrants admitted in 2019 was $30,000, marking the first time in a decade that the entry wage has dropped.
Canadian Tourism Activity Tracker, September 2022
In September, overall tourism activity in Canada was 6.1% below the level reached in September 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sawmills, September 2022
Lumber production increased 1.9% from August 2022 to 4 341.8 thousand cubic metres in September. Production was down 6.1% from September 2021.
Asphalt roofing material, October 2022
Production of asphalt shingles totalled 1.9 million metric bundles in October, down 47.6% from the previous month and down 51.3% from October 2021.
Farm Product Price Index, September 2022
The Farm Product Price Index (FPPI) increased 13.3% in September 2022 compared with the same month in 2021, mainly as a result of strong prices for most agricultural commodities. This marked the FPPI’s 27th consecutive monthly increase on a year-over-year basis.
Canadian foreign post indexes, December 2022
Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for December.