The Daily Thursday, February 6, 2020

Press Release

February 6, 2020

Receiving care for a mental illness, 2018

Mental illness affects many Canadians at some point in their lives, whether personally or through a family member, friend or colleague. In 2018, mental illness was the most common reason for receiving care (18%), especially among young care receivers aged 15 to 34 (56%). Receiving care for a mental illness was more common among young men (52%) than young women (48%).

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Building construction price indexes, fourth quarter 2019

Prices for residential building construction increased 0.5% in the fourth quarter, while the cost of non-residential building construction rose 0.4%.

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Canadian business counts, December 2019

Nationally, there were 1,311,397 active businesses with employees in December. Provincially, Ontario reported the highest number of active businesses with employees (484,399), followed by Quebec (268,797), British Columbia (206,496) and Alberta (175,385).

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Canadian Economic News, January 2020

The January issue of Canadian Economic News is now available.

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Real estate agents, brokers, appraisers and other real estate activities, 2018

The real estate agents and brokers industry generated $15.1 billion in operating revenue in 2018, down 0.3% from 2017.

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