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Building permits, April 2022
The total value of building permits in Canada declined 0.6% in April to $11.7 billion. Decreases in residential permits (-3.3%) were mostly offset by gains in the non-residential sector (+5.0%).
Provincial and Territorial Cultural Indicators, 2020
Culture and sport play a vital role in the economic and socioeconomic well-being of Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Whether it be taking in an exhibit at your local museum, attending a Major League Baseball game or seeing your favourite band in concert, all of these things were abruptly halted when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020.
Value added in exports, 2020
National data on the value added in exports for 2020 are now available. The national value added in exports for 2018 and 2019 have been revised.
Environmental protection expenditures by businesses
Certain drivers and obstacles can facilitate or prevent businesses from adopting new or improved technologies, systems and equipment related to environmental protection. In 2018, the main drivers reported were regulations (reported by 15% of businesses), whereas in 2019, regulations were the second highest behind corporate policy (12%). The generation of sufficient return on investment (10%) was the third most important driver in 2019.
Survey of Non-Bank Mortgage Lenders, fourth quarter 2021
Throughout the last quarter of 2021, many housing market indicators remained below the record-setting levels reached in the first half of the year. While non-bank lenders saw a decrease in both the value and number of mortgages extended relative to the third quarter, the total value and number of mortgages extended throughout 2021 surpassed the totals registered in 2020.
Settlement services provided to immigrants to Canada, 2020
Settlement of immigrants is a period of adaptation between newcomers and the host society, during which the federal government provides services to newcomers. Effective settlement paves the way for immigrants to contribute to the Canadian economy and to participate in the social, political and cultural life of Canada.
Farm Product Price Index, March 2022
The Farm Product Price Index (FPPI) rose 31.6% in March compared with March 2021. This was the highest growth in the FPPI in almost 50 years, largely the result of higher prices for most major crops and livestock and animal products.
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