The Daily Friday, July 8, 2022

Press Release

Labour Force Survey, June 2022

Employment fell by 43,000 (-0.2%) in June. The unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to a new record low of 4.9%, as fewer people searched for work.

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National culture indicators, first quarter 2022

Real gross domestic product (GDP) for the culture and sport sectors in Canada was up 1.1% to $15.3 billion in the first quarter, following a 3.6% increase in the fourth quarter of 2021. By comparison, real GDP for the total economy rose 0.8% during the first quarter of 2022.

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Retail Commodity Survey, April 2022

Retail sales reached $60.7 billion in April, an increase of 8.9% compared with the same month in 2021. Higher sales were reported in 15 of the 19 commodity classes.

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Detailed preliminary data on confirmed cases of COVID-19, January 15, 2020 to June 29, 2022 (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 June 29, 2022.

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Real-time local business conditions, June 27 to July 3, 2022

Weekly data on real-time local business conditions are now available for June 27 to July 3, 2022.

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Asphalt roofing material, May 2022

Production of asphalt shingles totalled 4.2 million metric bundles in May, down 1.8% from April and up 27.3% from May 2021.

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