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Friday, February 20, 2009

Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time

Consumer Price Index, January 2009

Consumer prices rose 1.1% in the 12 months to January 2009, slightly less than the 1.2% increase observed in December. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.1% from December to January.

Study: Trends in manufacturing employment, 2004 to 2008

Canada lost nearly 322,000 manufacturing jobs from 2004 to 2008, with more than one in seven manufacturing jobs disappearing over the period.

Study: Obesity on the job, 2005

The prevalence of obesity in the Canadian workforce, especially for men, has risen during the past decade. In 2005, 15.7% of employed Canadians age 18 to 64, or more than two million people, were obese, up from 12.5% in the mid-1990s.

Public sector employment, fourth quarter 2008 

Shipments of solid fuel burning heating products, fourth quarter 2008

Investment in new housing construction, December 2008

New products

Upcoming releases: February 23 to 27, 2009