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Friday, August 5, 2011

Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time

Labour Force Survey, July 2011

Following three consecutive months of increases, employment was little changed in July. The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 7.2%, as fewer people participated in the labour market.

Building permits, June 2011

Municipalities issued building permits worth $6.6 billion in June, up 2.1% from May, when growth was 20.9%. The increase in June was largely attributable to higher construction intentions for industrial and institutional buildings in Ontario and multi-family dwellings in British Columbia.

Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging: Products consumed and produced by logging industries, 2009 

New products and studies

Upcoming releases: August 8 to 12, 2011