The Daily Friday, April 9, 2021

Press Release

Labour Force Survey, March 2021

Employment rose 303,000 (+1.6%) in March. Combined with an increase of 259,000 (+1.4%) in February, this brought employment to within 1.5% (-296,000) of its February 2020 level. The unemployment rate fell 0.7 percentage points to 7.5%, the lowest level since February 2020.

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Investment in building construction, February 2021

Total investment in building construction increased 4.2% to $16.8 billion in February, posting a record high for the second consecutive month because of continued strength in the residential sector.

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Wholesale Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2020

In the context of the economy’s continued reopening in the fourth quarter, the Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) rose 0.5%, led primarily by petroleum and petroleum product merchant wholesalers (+12.8%).

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Detailed preliminary data on confirmed cases of COVID-19, January 15, 2020, to April 4, 2021 (revised data)

An updated set of preliminary data on the number of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported by provincial and territorial public health authorities to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is now available. Along with this dataset are two aggregated tables that summarize the information available in the dataset. The updated information covers the period from January 15, 2020, to April 4, 2021.

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Open Database of Educational Facilities, version 2

The second version of the Open Database of Educational Facilities (ODEF) is now available as part of Statistics Canada’s Linkable Open Data Environment (LODE) initiative. The LODE aims to enhance the use, accessibility and harmonization of open microdata from authoritative sources such as governments and professional associations. It also supports collaboration on open data and their use for the production of official statistics and for geospatial research. The current version (version 2.0) of the ODEF contains information on approximately 19,000 educational facilities across Canada, and coverage was enhanced to include all Canada’s provinces and territories.

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Survey on Early Learning and Child Care Arrangements: Data tables, 2020

Data from the Survey on Early Learning and Child Care Arrangements on the different types of early learning and child care arrangements that families use, difficulties some families may face when looking for care, as well as reasons for not using child care for 2020 are now available.

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Data tables: Victims of police-reported violent crime, 2009 to 2019

Data tables about victims of police-reported violent crime from 2009 to 2019 are now available online.

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Weekly update: Canadian Economic Dashboard and COVID-19

The Canadian Economic Dashboard and COVID-19 presents selected indicators to help monitor the impact of the pandemic on economic activity in Canada.

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