The Daily Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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January 15, 2020

Study: The impact of the manufacturing decline on local labour markets in Canada

From 2001 to 2016, the number of employees in manufacturing fell by roughly half a million in Canada. The decline in employment in the manufacturing sector substantially reduced the wages and the full-year, full-time employment rates of men—especially less educated men—living in the affected areas.

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Canadian Housing Survey: A profile of first-time homebuyers, 2018

Just over 1.3 million, or 9.0%, of Canadian households bought their first home within the previous five years according to new data from the 2018 Canadian Housing Survey.

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Health Reports: Life expectancy differs by education and income levels

The number of years lived and the number of those lived in good health have increased throughout much of the world, including Canada. However, these gains have not been shared equally, and disparities exist by education and income level. Understanding the extent of these disparities and how they have changed over time is increasingly relevant for developing and planning policies to improve health equity and well-being in Canada.

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Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, third quarter 2019

Retail sales in Canada reached $160.8 billion in the third quarter of 2019, up 1.6% from the same quarter of 2018. Higher sales were recorded in 10 commodity groupings.

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Retail Commodity Survey, October 2019

Monthly data from the Retail Commodity Survey are now available for October. The survey collects detailed information about retail commodity sales in Canada to produce estimates of the distribution of sales of various commodities at the national level.

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