The Daily Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Wholesale trade, April 2019

Wholesale sales increased 1.7% to $65.3 billion in April, the fifth consecutive monthly increase. Higher sales were recorded in five of seven subsectors, accounting for 86% of total wholesale sales.

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Canadian Community Health Survey, 2018

Cigarette smoking rates have declined from 2015 to 2018, while adult obesity rates have remained stable over the same period.

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Canadian Community Health Survey: Rapid response on gambling, 2018

New data on gambling are now available for custom requests from the rapid response component of the Canadian Community Health Survey – Annual Component.

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Municipal wastewater systems in Canada, 2013 to 2017

Just over 5 900 million cubic metres of sewage flowed through municipal wastewater systems in Canada that processed 100 cubic metres per day or more of sewage in 2017, equivalent to the volume of water that flows over Niagara Falls over a 24-day period. These systems receive sewage discharged from residential, industrial, commercial and institutional sources. The volume also includes storm water that enters the collection pipes which convey the wastewater to treatment plants before discharge to surface water sources such as lakes, rivers or oceans.

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Study: Foreign-owned Affiliates in Canada: Trends across Major Sectors

Foreign majority-owned affiliates contribute substantially to the Canadian economy. In 2016, foreign affiliates accounted for 14% of Canada’s gross domestic product and employed 12% of workers. That year, foreign-owned affiliates also accounted for over half of Canada’s total merchandise trade, and over two-thirds of Canada’s cross-border trade in technological services.

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Dairy statistics, April 2019

The total amount of milk sold off farms totalled 773 453 kilolitres in April. Meanwhile, milk sold off farms for fluid purposes increased 3.3% to 230 542 kilolitres. Milk sold off farms for industrial purposes decreased 1.4% to 542 911 kilolitres.

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Mushroom Growers’ Survey, 2018

Canadian mushroom growers produced 138,412 short tons of mushrooms, up 4.4% compared with 2017, marking the third year-over-year increase. Production was at its highest level since 2012, due in part to improvements in growing mediums and nutrient-rich spawn.

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New products

Economic Insights: “Foreign-owned Affiliates in Canada: Trends across Major Sectors”, No. 98

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Statistics Canada – Infographics: “Municipal Wastewater Systems in Canada, 2017”

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New studies and articles

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