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International trade

Canadian international merchandise trade, May 2020

Following historic declines in April that saw exports and imports lose more than one-quarter of their monthly value due to the COVID-19 pandemic, exports increased 6.7% in May. Meanwhile, imports decreased 3.9%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $4.3 billion in April to $677 million in May.

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Economic accounts

Canadian international trade in services, May 2020

Canada's monthly international trade in services surplus declined from $277 million in April to $115 million in May. Overall, exports of services fell 2.6% to $7.9 billion and imports declined 0.6% to $7.8 billion. While Canada's international trade in services imports and exports continued to decline this month, the rate of decline has slowed significantly from the large downward movements observed in April.

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Financial market statistics, May 2020

Data on financial markets are now available for May.

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Annual civil aviation statistics, 2018

The data in this release cover a period well before the onset of COVID-19 and will serve as an important benchmark to measure the full effect of the pandemic on the Canadian air transportation industry. More recent operational and financial data are available with the monthly and quarterly civil aviation statistics.

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Weekly aircraft movements, June 13 to 19, 2020

Data on weekly aircraft itinerant movements are now available for June 13 to 19.

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Society and community

Health Reports: Health-related concerns and precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic: A comparison of Canadians with and without underlying health conditions

No one is immune to the virus that causes COVID-19 and there is currently no proven treatment or vaccine available. Yet according to a study based on data from the Canadian Perspective Survey Series 1 (CPSS1), almost two-thirds of Canadians reported low levels of concern about the impact of COVID-19 on their own health in the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Detailed preliminary data on confirmed cases of COVID-19, January 15 to June 28, 2020 (revised data)

An updated set of preliminary data on the number of confirmed novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases reported by the provincial and territorial public health authorities to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is now available. Along with this dataset, there are now two aggregated tables that summarize the information available in the data set. The updated information covers the period from January 15 to June 28, 2020.

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Crime and justice

Socioeconomic circumstances of youth who participated in restorative justice in Nova Scotia, 2009/2010

A study released today on "Socioeconomic circumstances of youth who participated in restorative justice in Nova Scotia, 2009/2010examines the characteristics and socioeconomic circumstances of young offenders who participated in the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program in 2009/2010. Drawing on information from tax data and the 2016 Census of Population, this analysis provides information on economic and social marginalization which may have contributed to their offending, as well as some of the challenges they continued to face in young adulthood. In particular, notable differences between the circumstances of male and female offenders are shown.

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New products

Statistics Canada - Infographics: "Celebrating Canadian resilience on Canada Day"

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StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada

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Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database, May 2020

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Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "The International Trade Explorer"

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Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "International merchandise trade monthly interactive dashboard"

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Health Reports, Vol. 31, no. 5

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New studies and articles

Catalogue numberTrade in medical and protective goods, May 2020

StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada

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