The Daily Thursday, March 9, 2023

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Criminal justice pathways of online child sexual exploitation and abuse incidents in Canada, 2014 to 2020

Online child sexual exploitation and abuse has been increasingly coming to the attention of police in Canada in recent years. Previously published police-reported data showed that this type of crime has been increasing since 2014, when national-level data first became available, with a notable rise during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Provisional death counts and excess mortality, January 2021 to December 2022

In its commitment to keep Canadians informed of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada is releasing today new and updated provisional data on deaths, excess mortality and the causes of death from the Canadian Vital Statistics Death Database. To understand the direct and indirect effects of the pandemic, it is important to measure excess mortality, which occurs when there are more deaths than expected in a given period.

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Looking back and looking forward: How the COVID-19 pandemic changed us

Three years after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, life in Canada has changed in many ways. Economic activity in Canada has proved resilient throughout the pandemic, as households and businesses adjusted to the enforcement and removal of public health restrictions. However, many of the social impacts of the pandemic, particularly those related to mental health challenges and substance use among younger Canadians, are still being felt.

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Annual Survey of Environmental Goods and Services, 2021

While revenues in the clean tech sector saw little change during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, 2021 was a year of growth for the overall sector.

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Pilot physical flow account for plastic material, 2019

The pilot Physical Flow Account for Plastic Material is an environmental-economic account that estimates the flow of plastic through the Canadian economy. The account provides annual estimates by product category, resin type, and province and territory. The time-series starts in 2012 and now includes 2019.

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Engineering services industry, 2021

The operating revenue of the engineering services industry grew by 4.5% to $35.1 billion in 2021. The same year, operating expenses grew 5.0% to $32.3 billion, leading to a profit margin of 8.2%, a decline of 0.4 percentage points from 2020.

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Canadian Economic News, February 2023

The February 2023 issue of Canadian Economic News is now available.

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