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Federal government spending on science and technology, 2020/2021 (actual), 2021/2022 (preliminary), and 2022/2023 (intentions)
Economic prosperity and competitiveness can be linked to a country’s ability to finance and benefit from novel research, experimental development and innovation. Governments can be important agents in this regard. In 2020, the federal government increased spending related to scientific and technological activities, which was reported in the Federal Budget 2019, as a means to support businesses and research institutions and to ultimately benefit the Canadian population.
Student pathways through postsecondary education, 2011 to 2019
Today, Statistics Canada is releasing data related to the postsecondary education pathways of college and university students (entry cohorts of 2011 to 2019). This release includes information on the persistence and graduation of students by educational qualification, field of study, age group, gender, and status of student in Canada. Data are available at the national, provincial and territorial levels.
Study: Profile of Canadian graduates at the bachelor level belonging to a group designated as a visible minority, 2014 to 2017 cohorts
Today, Statistics Canada is releasing a research paper entitled “Profile of Canadian graduates at the bachelor level belonging to a group designated as a visible minority, 2014 to 2017 cohorts.” For the first time, key demographic characteristics of graduates at the bachelor level from each of the 10 population groups designated as visible minorities are compared to those of graduates not belonging to one of these groups.
Pilot physical flow account for plastic material, projected estimates for 2019 and 2020
Projected estimates for the pilot physical flow account for plastic material are now available upon request for reference years 2019 and 2020.
Asphalt roofing material, April 2022
Production of asphalt shingles totalled 4.3 million metric bundles in April—down 1.4% from March and up 41.5% from April 2021.
Poultry and egg statistics, May 2022 and annual 2021
Poultry and egg statistics released today indicate that, in 2021, the production of these two key commodity items largely returned to levels observed before the COVID-19 pandemic, after a challenging year in 2020. However, sales increased significantly in 2021, as producer prices rose to cover higher production costs, notably increases in feed grain prices.
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