The Daily Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Press Release

Employment Insurance, October 2023

The number of Canadians receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits was little changed in October (+0.7%; +2,900) and stood at 443,000.

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Concerns with misinformation online, 2023

Misinformation refers to news or information that is verifiably false, inaccurate, or misleading. Misinformation can quickly spread across the Internet, when it is shared by readers and amplified through social media algorithms. Concerns about misinformation have grown in recent years, with the accelerating pace and volume of digital information-sharing.

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Canadian System of Environmental–Economic Accounts: Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, 2021

The energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data presented in this release reflect the production and consumption activities of industries, households and governments that contribute to Canada’s estimates of gross domestic product (GDP). Canada’s economy has been growing at a faster pace than its industrial GHG emissions from 2009 to 2021. During this period, the economy grew 2.0% per year on average, while industrial GHG emissions dropped by 0.2% per year on average.

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Annual Survey of Manufacturing Industries, 2022

After rebounding in 2021, the Canadian manufacturing sector continued to grow and reach new heights in 2022, as total revenue was up 17.4% (+$136.6 billion) to $922.4 billion. While demand for Canadian manufactured goods rose slightly, the growth in revenue was also fuelled by significant price increases in most subsectors.

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Logging, 2022

Total revenue in the logging industry increased 4.6% (+$547.0 million) to $12.4 billion in 2022 compared with 2021, and it was up 20.8% since 2020. The shares of total revenue for the logging (except contract) Canadian industry (52.2%) and the contract logging Canadian industry (47.8%) remained the same.

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Health Reports, December 2023

The accuracy of survival estimates from cancer registry data depends, in part, on identifying the deaths of cancer patients. If deaths are missed, those people seemingly live on forever and are informally referred to as “immortals”. Their presence in registry data can result in inflated survival estimates. The study “Are “immortals” an issue for survival estimates derived from Canadian Cancer Registry data?” assessed the issue of immortals in the Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) using a recently proposed method that compares the survival of long-term survivors with that of similar people from the general population.

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Weekly aircraft movements, December 2 to 8, 2023

Weekly data on aircraft itinerant movements are now available for December 2 to 8, 2023.

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Monthly Energy Transportation and Storage Survey, October 2023

Data for October on the transportation and storage of crude oil and other liquid petroleum products are now available.

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