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Monday, July 23, 2018

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Retail and wholesale

Wholesale trade, May 2018

Wholesale sales rose 1.2% to a record $63.7 billion in May. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, representing approximately 50% of total wholesale sales.

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Crime and justice

Police-reported crime statistics, 2017

Police-reported crime in Canada, as measured by both the crime rate and the Crime Severity Index, increased for the third consecutive year in 2017. The national crime rate rose 1%, while the police-reported Crime Severity Index increased 2%.

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Unfounded criminal incidents in Canada, 2017

In 2017, 7% of criminal incidents in Canada were classified as unfounded and the proportion of sexual assaults classified as unfounded declined from 2016. One in seven sexual assaults reported to police in 2017 was classified as unfounded, meaning that police determined that no crime had taken place, compared with one in five sexual assaults in 2016. At the same time, the number of founded sexual assaults reported by police rose in 2017.

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Business and consumer services and culture

Food services and drinking places, May 2018

Following a decrease in April, sales in the food services and drinking places subsector were up 1.9% to $5.9 billion in May. Higher sales at limited-service restaurants (+2.4%) and full-service restaurants (+1.8%) accounted for all of the increase. Slight decreases were reported in the special food services industry group (-0.1%) and drinking places (-0.2%).

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Refined petroleum products, June 2018

Data on the production, inventories and domestic sales of refined petroleum products for Canada and the regions are now available for June upon request.

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New products

Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Police-Reported Crime in Canada, 2017"

Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2018022, (HTML | PDF)

Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Unfounded Sexual Assaults in Canada, 2017"

Catalogue number Catalogue number11-627-M2018024, (HTML | PDF)

Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "Food Services and Drinking Places Sales"

Catalogue number Catalogue number71-607-X2017003, (HTML)

Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "Canadian Community Crime Tracker"

Catalogue number Catalogue number71-607-X2018008, (HTML)

Juristat, Vol. 38, no. 1

Catalogue number Catalogue number85-002-X, (HTML | PDF)

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