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Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Employment Insurance, February 2021
The number of Canadians receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits rose 3.6% (+53,000) to 1.5 million in February, following an 11.2% increase in January.
Study: Working from home: Potential implications for public transit and greenhouse gas emissions
If all Canadians who can work from home started teleworking instead of commuting, annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from transportation could fall by about 8.6 megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. This represents 6.0% of the direct GHG emissions from Canadian households in 2015 and 11.0% of their emissions due to transportation that year.
Travel and tourism
Travel between Canada and other countries, February 2021
Arrivals to Canada from the United States and from other countries were down 93.6% compared with February 2020. Similarly, the number of Canadian residents returning from abroad declined 93.1% over the same period.
Prices and price indexes
New Housing Price Index, March 2021
New home prices rose 1.1% in March nationally, following one of the largest monthly increases on record in February.
Zero-emission vehicle registrations down slightly in 2020
Restrictions, lockdowns and stay-at-home orders to contain the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in unprecedented dealership closures, contributing to the largest year-over-year sales decline and the lowest total of new motor vehicle registrations on record.
Agriculture and food
Wool disposition and farm value, 2019
In 2019, Canadian wool producers encountered market pressure and uncertainty due to the ongoing trade conflict between China and the United States. The volume of raw wool purchased directly from Canadian producers decreased 10.2% from 2018 to 1.1 million kilograms in 2019. The average price paid for wool to Canadian producers in 2019 was $0.88 per kilogram.
Refined petroleum products, March 2021
Data on the production and inventories of refined petroleum products for Canada are now available for March upon request.
Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Zero-emission vehicles in British Columbia, 2020"
Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021029, (HTML | PDF)
Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Zero-emission vehicles in Ontario, 2020"
Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021031, (HTML | PDF)
Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Zero-emission vehicles in Quebec, 2020"
Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021032, (HTML | PDF)
Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Zero-emission vehicles in Canada, 2020"
Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021033, (HTML | PDF)
Statistics Canada - Infographics: "A look at the potential impact of telework on public transit and greenhouse gas emissions using 2015 data"
Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021040, (HTML | PDF)
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 4
Catalogue number Catalogue number36280001, (HTML | PDF)
International Travel: Advance Information, February 2021
Catalogue number Catalogue number66-001-P, (HTML | PDF)
Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "New Motor Vehicle Registrations Data Visualization Tool", 2018
Catalogue number Catalogue number71-607-X2019028, (HTML)
New studies and articles
Economic and Social Reports
COVID-19: A data perspective
Explore key economic trends and social challenges that arise as the COVID-19 situation evolves.
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