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Investment in building construction, September 2022
Investment in building construction declined 0.6% to $20.9 billion in September, with most of the weakness coming from Quebec (-3.4%). The residential sector decreased 1.3% to $15.4 billion. Conversely, the non-residential sector rose 1.6% to $5.4 billion.
“I don’t”: Historic decline in new marriages during the first year of the pandemic
There were 98,355 marriages registered in Canada in 2020, the lowest annual number recorded since 1938. The number of marriages that occurred in 2020 was one-third lower (-33%) than in 2019 (146,121). This is the largest annual decline observed since the vital statistics data on marriages were first compiled in 1921.
Leading indicator of international arrivals to Canada, October 2022
The number of international arrivals to Canada (non-resident visitors and returning Canadians) more than tripled compared with October 2021, approaching but not yet reaching levels recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada’s natural resource wealth, 2021 (preliminary data)
Higher crude oil and mineral prices combined to drive up the value of Canada’s natural resource assets in 2021. Overall, the dollar value of selected natural resource reserves totalled $1,444 billion in 2021, a 149% increase from 2020. This increase came following a 30% decline the previous year during the COVID-19 pandemic. The value increased by 75% from 2019 to 2021.
Entrepreneurship indicators of Canadian enterprises, 2020
In 2020, there were 1,179,960 active enterprises in Canada with one or more employees, and two-thirds had four employees or fewer. There were 90,010 births of enterprises in 2020 and 97,880 deaths in 2019.
Financial performance data, 2021
Financial performance data for businesses in Canada with $30,000 to $5,000,000 in 2021 revenues inclusively and with $5,000,001 to $20,000,000 in 2021 revenues inclusively are now available upon request.
Study: Attrition in the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults, Wave 1 (2012) to Wave 4 (2018)
Today, Statistics Canada is releasing the study “Attrition in the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults, Wave 1 (2012) to Wave 4 (2018).”
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