The Daily Friday, July 24, 2020

Press Release

Provisional death counts and excess mortality, January 2019 to May 2020

COVID-19 has caused the death of more than 8,000 people in Canada affecting communities and families across the country. Beyond deaths attributed to the virus itself, the pandemic could also have indirect consequences that increase the number of deaths due to various factors including delayed medical procedures.

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New motor vehicle registrations, 2019

There were 1,892,001 new motor vehicles registered in Canada in 2019, down 86,561 from 2018, the second consecutive yearly decline. Despite this decline, new registrations remain 55,462 higher than five years earlier.

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Study: Retail e-commerce and COVID-19: How online shopping opened doors while many were closing

In March 2020, measures were taken by all levels of government to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Canada. These actions significantly affected how consumers made retail purchases.

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Tested and trusted statistical standards

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of considering inequitable impacts on Canadians from diverse population groups. Doing so requires collecting data and disseminating statistics disaggregated by such characteristics as ethnocultural group, immigrant status, sex at birth and gender, and Indigenous identity, to identify and understand the unique experiences of different population groups in Canada.

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Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2019

The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Services Price Index (2007=100) is now available for the fourth quarter.

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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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