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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018007
    Description:

    This infographic presents some of the highlights from the publication Human Activity and the Environment, 2017: Forests in Canada (Catalogue no. 16-201-X). It includes multiple components including a map, graphs, pictographs and facts about Canada’s forests and the disturbances that affect them.

    Release date: 2018-05-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2013028
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series reports on changes in the production of Canada's forest industries. This article is published as part of a program at Statistics Canada that examines the role of natural resources in the Canadian economy.

    Release date: 2013-07-10

  • Table: 16F0006X
    Description:

    This document presents operating and capital expenditures made by primary and manufacturing industries in response to, or in anticipation of, environmental regulations and conventions. It also reports the use of environmental management processes and technologies including those used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by Canadian businesses. The results are from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures. The data contained in Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector help to fill important gaps in existing information on the demand side of the 'environment industry'. More specifically, it provides a measure of the cost to the industry of adopting pollution prevention and abatement technologies and other environmental protection practices. The document presents comparisons of current year spending with previous years' expenditures.

    Release date: 2012-12-17

  • Journals and periodicals: 16F0024X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Businesses today are involved in a variety of practices aimed at preventing or reducing environmental degradation generated from their production activity. During the 1990s, the environmental regulation context changed. Increasingly, governments have relied on voluntary initiatives undertaken by businesses to reduce pollutants and waste, as opposed to regulations. However, at the same time, the federal authorities have undertaken to revise the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), in order to increase federal power for environmental regulation but with strong emphasis put on promoting pollution prevention. Consequently, businesses today are looking at alternative ways to limit impacts from their operations on the environment.

    Environmental Management and Technologies in the Business Sector presents a profile of business demand for environmental processes and technologies, pollution prevention methods and environmental practices, such as environmental management systems and voluntary actions. What types of treatment processes are the most popular ones for reducing gas emissions, liquid, solid and hazardous waste, noise, radiation and vibration, for saving energy or for site reclamation? What is the market for environmental processes and technologies? What pollution prevention methods are used more frequently? What additional environmental practices have businesses adopted (for instance, are voluntary programs more popular than eco-labelling?)?

    This paper is based on results from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures. For the first time, the survey asked detailed questions on the type of environmental process or technology used and the adoption of environmental practices. The paper is a complement to both 1996-1997 and 1998 Environmental Protection Expenditures in the Business Sector reports (Catalogue no. 16F0006XIE).

    Release date: 2002-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2002060
    Description:

    This research project provides an overview of diversification and specialization in rural regions and communities for the census years 1981, 1986, 1991 and 1996.

    Release date: 2002-12-04

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2002011
    Description:

    This publication is part of a series of working papers based on Statistics Canada's Survey of Innovation 1999. It was the first study of innovations in selected natural resource industries. The survey uses a systems approach to understanding advances in the forest sector and describes a model for the Forest Sector System. Descriptive statistics and statistical tables present data for some of the industries included in the system. The text explores innovations produced by forest sector firms, the objectives of the innovations, as well as how knowledge is generated and transmitted within this system.

    Release date: 2002-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015905
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article is above concerned with results. Concepts and methodologies employed are not discussed. The results of the Canadian TSA for 1992 are presented. The structural changes that occurred between 1988 and 1992 are also discussed. Detailed results from 1988 and 1992 are reported in the appendices.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The rural employment picture is changing quickly in Canada. As in most western nations, primary industries in Canada are losing jobs. This provides a challenge to national, provincial and local decision-makers to find new goods and services to export in order to help stabilise the employment levels in communities that are dependent upon primary sector employment. The purpose of this bulletin is to investigate the changing structure of primary sector employment in rural Canada in the 1980s and the 1990s. Specifically, we look at employment in the agricultural industry and employment in all other primary industries (i.e. fishing, logging and forestry, mining and oil and natural gas extraction, and hunting and trapping).

    Release date: 2001-04-05

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005492
    Description:

    This chapter explores whether the Canadian economy is restructuring toward higher productivity industries, and whether, at the industry level, productivity growth is passed on to consumers in the form of lower prices or to workers in the form of higher wages.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005496
    Description:

    This chapter examines the effects of the long-run decline in Canada's savings rate on investment spending and, in turn, productivity.

    Release date: 2001-02-14
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  • Table: 16F0006X
    Description:

    This document presents operating and capital expenditures made by primary and manufacturing industries in response to, or in anticipation of, environmental regulations and conventions. It also reports the use of environmental management processes and technologies including those used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by Canadian businesses. The results are from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures. The data contained in Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector help to fill important gaps in existing information on the demand side of the 'environment industry'. More specifically, it provides a measure of the cost to the industry of adopting pollution prevention and abatement technologies and other environmental protection practices. The document presents comparisons of current year spending with previous years' expenditures.

    Release date: 2012-12-17

  • Table: 16F0006P
    Description:

    Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector, preliminary data presents operating and capital expenditures made by primary and manufacturing industries in response to, or in anticipation of, environmental regulations and conventions. The results are from the Environmental Protection Expenditure Survey. The data contained in Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector help to fill important gaps in existing information on the demand side of the 'environment industry.' More specifically, it provides a measure of the cost to the industry of adopting pollution prevention and abatement technologies and other environmental protection practices. Data included in Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector are components of a national statistical database on the environment industry.

    Release date: 1999-02-19
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018007
    Description:

    This infographic presents some of the highlights from the publication Human Activity and the Environment, 2017: Forests in Canada (Catalogue no. 16-201-X). It includes multiple components including a map, graphs, pictographs and facts about Canada’s forests and the disturbances that affect them.

    Release date: 2018-05-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2013028
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series reports on changes in the production of Canada's forest industries. This article is published as part of a program at Statistics Canada that examines the role of natural resources in the Canadian economy.

    Release date: 2013-07-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 16F0024X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Businesses today are involved in a variety of practices aimed at preventing or reducing environmental degradation generated from their production activity. During the 1990s, the environmental regulation context changed. Increasingly, governments have relied on voluntary initiatives undertaken by businesses to reduce pollutants and waste, as opposed to regulations. However, at the same time, the federal authorities have undertaken to revise the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), in order to increase federal power for environmental regulation but with strong emphasis put on promoting pollution prevention. Consequently, businesses today are looking at alternative ways to limit impacts from their operations on the environment.

    Environmental Management and Technologies in the Business Sector presents a profile of business demand for environmental processes and technologies, pollution prevention methods and environmental practices, such as environmental management systems and voluntary actions. What types of treatment processes are the most popular ones for reducing gas emissions, liquid, solid and hazardous waste, noise, radiation and vibration, for saving energy or for site reclamation? What is the market for environmental processes and technologies? What pollution prevention methods are used more frequently? What additional environmental practices have businesses adopted (for instance, are voluntary programs more popular than eco-labelling?)?

    This paper is based on results from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures. For the first time, the survey asked detailed questions on the type of environmental process or technology used and the adoption of environmental practices. The paper is a complement to both 1996-1997 and 1998 Environmental Protection Expenditures in the Business Sector reports (Catalogue no. 16F0006XIE).

    Release date: 2002-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2002060
    Description:

    This research project provides an overview of diversification and specialization in rural regions and communities for the census years 1981, 1986, 1991 and 1996.

    Release date: 2002-12-04

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2002011
    Description:

    This publication is part of a series of working papers based on Statistics Canada's Survey of Innovation 1999. It was the first study of innovations in selected natural resource industries. The survey uses a systems approach to understanding advances in the forest sector and describes a model for the Forest Sector System. Descriptive statistics and statistical tables present data for some of the industries included in the system. The text explores innovations produced by forest sector firms, the objectives of the innovations, as well as how knowledge is generated and transmitted within this system.

    Release date: 2002-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015905
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article is above concerned with results. Concepts and methodologies employed are not discussed. The results of the Canadian TSA for 1992 are presented. The structural changes that occurred between 1988 and 1992 are also discussed. Detailed results from 1988 and 1992 are reported in the appendices.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The rural employment picture is changing quickly in Canada. As in most western nations, primary industries in Canada are losing jobs. This provides a challenge to national, provincial and local decision-makers to find new goods and services to export in order to help stabilise the employment levels in communities that are dependent upon primary sector employment. The purpose of this bulletin is to investigate the changing structure of primary sector employment in rural Canada in the 1980s and the 1990s. Specifically, we look at employment in the agricultural industry and employment in all other primary industries (i.e. fishing, logging and forestry, mining and oil and natural gas extraction, and hunting and trapping).

    Release date: 2001-04-05

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005492
    Description:

    This chapter explores whether the Canadian economy is restructuring toward higher productivity industries, and whether, at the industry level, productivity growth is passed on to consumers in the form of lower prices or to workers in the form of higher wages.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005496
    Description:

    This chapter examines the effects of the long-run decline in Canada's savings rate on investment spending and, in turn, productivity.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005498
    Description:

    This chapter measures the effect of modifying the standard productivity growth framework to remove the effects of economies of scale.

    Release date: 2001-02-14
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  • Classification: 12-565-X
    Description:

    The Standard Occupational Classification provides a systematic classification structure to identify and categorize the entire range of occupational activity in Canada. This up-to-date classification is based upon, and easily related to, the National Occupational Classification. It consists of 10 broad occupational categories which are subdivided into major groups, minor groups and unit groups. Definitions and occupational titles are provided for each unit group. An alphabetical index of the occupational titles classified to the unit group level is also included.

    Release date: 1993-08-23
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