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The Daily Thursday, November 17, 2022

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November 17, 2022

Employment Insurance, September 2022

In September, 27,000 (-5.6%) fewer Canadians received regular Employment Insurance benefits, bringing the total number of beneficiaries to 455,000, a similar level to February 2020 (447,000) prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Stock and consumption of fixed capital, 2021

Strong residential construction was the main source of the growth for the total capital stock in 2021. Continued lower investment weakened non-residential stock, mainly in the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector.

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Remaining useful service life ratios of non-residential capital stock, 2021

The lower investment observed in many non-residential assets in 2020 continued to weigh on the ratio of Canadian non-residential capital stock’s remaining useful service life in 2021. The ratio was down from 64.1% in 2020 to 63.7% in 2021, its lowest level since 2010.

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Circumstances surrounding passenger vehicle fatalities in Canada, 2019

Motor vehicles are a primary mode of transportation used every day by Canadians, and their usage is growing. The number of motor vehicle registrations for on-road use increased by 42% from 17.9 million in 2000 to 25.4 million in 2019 and the net volume of motor gasoline sold increased by nearly 20% during this same period. Despite the increasing number of registered vehicles and the increase in amount of gasoline sold in Canada during this 20-year period, the number of deaths resulting from motor vehicle collisions (e.g., passenger vehicles, pedestrians, transport trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, construction vehicles and recreational vehicles) decreased by 31% from 2,672 in 2000 to 1,856 in 2019.

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Census of Environment: Urban greenness, 2022

Urban greenness is one measure that can be used to assess the condition and health of an urban environment, which contributes to more liveable communities and overall quality of life for residents. Areas with trees and vegetation improve local air quality, increase cooling effects, reduce wind speeds, absorb water runoff, provide habitat for wildlife and offer recreational opportunities for people living in local communities.

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Cannabis production data, 2021

Today, Statistics Canada’s Census of Agriculture program is pleased to announce the release of data on licensed cannabis production.

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