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Friday, January 14, 2022

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Economic accounts

Natural resource indicators, third quarter 2021

Real gross domestic product (GDP) of the natural resources sector rose 2.9% in the third quarter, led by energy (+3.4%). In comparison, the economy-wide real GDP rose 1.3% in the third quarter.

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Business and consumer services and culture

National culture indicators, third quarter 2021

Real gross domestic product (GDP) for the culture and sport sectors in Canada increased 2.9% to $13.5 billion in the third quarter, marking five consecutive quarterly increases, nearing pre-pandemic levels. By comparison, real GDP for the total economy rose 1.3% during the same period. Household spending on recreational and culture services was up again in the third quarter, which helped bolster growth in GDP for the culture and sport sectors.

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Differences in the characteristics of caregivers and caregiving arrangements of Canadians, 2018

Informal unpaid caregiving provided by family and friends has become increasingly recognized as serving an important role in society and in the economy. Informal caregiving can give people who help friends or family a sense of well-being, lower the economic burden for families, and reduce costs to governments and other organizations associated with health services and institutionalization. In addition, care recipients benefit from this support when they can remain at home and maintain a more positive quality of life.

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Detailed preliminary data on confirmed cases of COVID-19, January 15, 2020 to January 9, 2022 (revised data)

An updated set of preliminary data on the number of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported by provincial and territorial public health authorities to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is now available. Along with this dataset are two aggregated tables that summarize the information available in the dataset. The updated information covers the period from January 15, 2020, to January 9, 2022.

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Travel and tourism

Canadian Tourism Activity Tracker, October 2021

In October, overall tourism activity in Canada was 35.8% below the level reached in October 2019, before the pandemic. This was the fifth consecutive month of improvement since May 2021, when activity dipped 68.6% below the pre-pandemic level from May 2019.

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Business performance and ownership

Real-time local business conditions, January 3 to 9, 2022

Weekly data on real-time local business conditions are now available for January 3 to 9, 2022.

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Prices and price indexes

For-hire Motor Carrier Freight Services Price Index, third quarter 2021

The For-hire Motor Carrier Freight Services Price Index (2013=100) is now available for the third quarter.

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New products

Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Differences in the caregiving arrangements of Canadians, 2018"

Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021004, (HTML | PDF)

Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Caregiving by the hours, 2018"

Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2021074, (HTML | PDF)

User Guide and Data Dictionary for Preliminary COVID-19 Data

Catalogue number Catalogue number13260002, (HTML | PDF)

Preliminary dataset on confirmed cases of COVID-19, Public Health Agency of Canada, 2020-2022

Catalogue number Catalogue number13260003, (HTML)

Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "Canadian Tourism Activity Tracker"

Catalogue number Catalogue number71-607-X2021012, (HTML)

Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "Real-time Local Business Conditions Index"

Catalogue number Catalogue number71-607-X2021017, (HTML | PDF)

COVID-19: A data perspective

COVID-19: A data perspective
Explore key economic trends and social challenges that arise as the COVID-19 situation evolves.

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