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    • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2006082
      Geography: Province or territory
      Description:

      The objective of this paper is to analyze the degree of economic diversification or specialization in communities in Northern Ontario between 1981 and 2001 and its relationship to changes in the workforce.

      Release date: 2006-10-05

    • Stats in brief: 13-605-X20060039214
      Description:

      Revised estimates of the Income and Expenditure Accounts covering the period 2002 to 2005 have been released along with those for the first quarter of 2006. The current revisions to GDP resulted from the inclusion of the most current estimates from data sources, including survey results, administrative data and public accounts.

      Release date: 2006-05-31

    • Articles and reports: 13-605-X20060029209
      Description:

      The market value of foreign direct investment position is presented for the first time along with an explanation of the methodology developed to produce these first estimates.

      Release date: 2006-05-24

    • 64. The west coast boom Archived
      Articles and reports: 11-010-X20060059196
      Geography: Province or territory, Census metropolitan area
      Description:

      This article looks at some of the reasons behind the recent rebound in the British Columbia economy from its doldrums in the 1990s. It also examines how the current boom in British Columbia differs from Alberta and what can be learned from Alberta's experience.

      Release date: 2006-05-11

    • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2006012
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      In recent years, cities have become increasingly interested in their ability to generate, attract and retain human capital. One measure of human capital is employment in science- and engineering-based occupations. This paper provides a comparison of the employment shares of these specialized occupations across Canadian and U.S. cities by using data from the Canadian and the U.S. censuses from 1980-1981 and 2000-2001. The paper, therefore, provides a perspective on how Canadian cities performed relative to their U.S. counterparts over a twenty-year period. It also seeks to evaluate how cities of different sizes have performed, because large cities may be advantaged over smaller cities in terms of factors influencing both the demand for, and supply of, scientists and engineers.

      Release date: 2006-05-11

    • Articles and reports: 11-010-X20060049178
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Canada has reverted to its more traditional orientation over the last three years, as prophecies of a new, tech-driven economy have not been realized. Surging demand and prices for energy and mining products was the dominant theme of the year. All regions benefited from these changes.

      Release date: 2006-04-13

    • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2006037
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This study examines China's principal imports from Canada and the world between 1998 and 2004 using the United Nations "UN Comtrade" Database. The study focuses on exports by key Canadian industries to China such as organic chemicals, wood pulp, metal and wheat.

      Release date: 2006-03-14

    • Table: 61-534-X
      Description:

      This publication describes the evolution of the Canadian business environment in light of economic changes in Canada from 1991 to 2001. The publication shows business and employment dynamics in Canada during this period. It provides (1) statistics that show the direct impact of these changes on business creation (firm births) and business destruction (firm deaths); (2) the relative share and distribution of businesses and employment across various categories of firms (Size - small, medium and large size firms, Industry - low-knowledge, medium-knowledge and high-knowledge industries, as well as goods and services industries and by Geography-Province); and (3) it examines survival rates of newly created businesses (lifespan of new businesses).

      Release date: 2006-03-10

    • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2005076
      Description:

      This report reviews the literature related to the spatial variation of skills and human capital and its implication for local innovation capacity and economic development. The report develops around three major themes 1) skills and human capital; 2) innovation and technological change; and 3) growth.

      Release date: 2005-11-15

    • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2005015
      Description:

      This working paper highlights a variety of aspects of innovation in selected industries serving the mining and/or forestry sectors, including incidence and types of innovation, novelty of innovation, innovation activities, sources of information and collaboration, problems and obstacles to innovation and impacts of innovation.

      Release date: 2005-11-04
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    • Table: 61-220-X
      Description:

      Each year, Statistics Canada produces a report on foreign control {Foreign control in the Canadian economy}, as stipulated in the Corporations Returns Act. This report draws a national profile of foreign control in the Canadian corporate economy, examining financial and ownership information on corporations conducting business in Canada. This information is used to evaluate the extent and effect of non-resident control of the Canadian corporate economy. The report includes charts and tables providing time series on selected financial characteristics (assets, operating revenue and operating profits) by specific country of control and classified by major industry groups. The statistics provided in the Corporations Returns Act report are presented at the 21-industry level, using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS Canada 2012). Previous versions of this report may use different industry classification systems. The industry system used will be referenced within the specific version.

      Release date: 2019-09-11

    • Table: 13-010-X
      Description:

      This publication presents an overview of the economic developments reported in Canada's national accounts for the most recent quarter, and is no longer being released. The overview covers several broad areas: 1) gross domestic product (GDP) by income and by expenditure; 2) GDP by industry; 3) balance of international payments accounts; 4) labour productivity and other related variables; 5) international investment position; and, 6) national balance sheet accounts.

      Release date: 2015-06-12

    • Table: 63-238-X
      Description:

      This product provides an overview of trends in the real estate agents, brokers, appraisers and other real estate industries. It provides users with information required for making corporate decisions, monitoring programs and reviewing policies. The tables focus on financial and operating data.

      Release date: 2014-02-27

    • Table: 65-508-X2007001
      Description:

      This issue provides a snapshot of the past ten years of Canada's trade with China. Canadian exports and imports have increased at a steady pace since 1996, reaching record highs for each by the end of 2005. Overall, Canada recorded a trade deficit with China of $22.4 billion in 2005.

      Release date: 2007-12-14

    • Table: 61-534-X
      Description:

      This publication describes the evolution of the Canadian business environment in light of economic changes in Canada from 1991 to 2001. The publication shows business and employment dynamics in Canada during this period. It provides (1) statistics that show the direct impact of these changes on business creation (firm births) and business destruction (firm deaths); (2) the relative share and distribution of businesses and employment across various categories of firms (Size - small, medium and large size firms, Industry - low-knowledge, medium-knowledge and high-knowledge industries, as well as goods and services industries and by Geography-Province); and (3) it examines survival rates of newly created businesses (lifespan of new businesses).

      Release date: 2006-03-10

    • Table: 68-513-X19970013568
      Description:

      Many governments have adopted policies aimed at reducing public debt. Although the long-run fiscal dividends of such policies largely depend on the size of the debt-to-GDP cut, the short and medium run effects are more dependent on the type and speed of measures taken.

      Release date: 1998-02-04
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    • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2010059
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This paper uses Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) data to examine changes in labour productivity, real gross domestic product (GDP), real gross domestic income (GDI), economic aggregates and relative economic growth over time. Real GDI combines changes in production (real GDP), with a trading gain derived from relative price changes. The paper considers two sources of trading gains: the terms of trade and the real exchange rate. For OECD countries, the terms of trade is the more important price ratio, making a contribution to real income growth that is, on average, an order of magnitude larger than the real exchange rate.

      Over long time periods, the most important source of real income growth is changes in production. Over shorter time horizons, however, the trading gain can make noteworthy contributions. Changes in aggregates, like real private consumption or the relative economic performance of nations, are shown to be particularly dependent on the trading gain during the large swings in resource prices that occurred after 2002.

      Release date: 2010-01-28

    • Articles and reports: 15-206-X2009025
      Description:

      Baldwin and Gu (2008) provide an overview of the productivity program at Statistics Canada and a brief description of Canada's productivity performance. This paper provides an update of Canada's productivity performance in more recent years and analyses the sources of weak productivity performance in Canada since 2000.

      Release date: 2009-08-04

    • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2009079
      Geography: Canada, Province or territory
      Description:

      The study reviews the performance of the wholesale trade sector nationally and provincially in 2008, along with the key factors affecting this sector outcome. The study also examines infra-annual trends in this sector.

      Release date: 2009-05-05

    • Articles and reports: 11-624-M2008021
      Geography: Province or territory
      Description:

      The present study illustrates the differential impact on regional economies of relative price changes stemming from commodity price movements, exchange rate changes and changes in international manufactured goods prices. It focuses on Canadian provinces, which are a large, geographically distributed federation of regional economies with widely differing economic bases. In this regard, the study illuminates an important method for examining regional economic performance that is particularly well suited to federations such as Russia or the European Monetary Union, or to large countries such as the United States.

      Release date: 2008-11-18

    • Journals and periodicals: 89-552-M
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was a seven-country initiative conducted in the fall of 1994. Its goal was to create comparable literacy profiles across national, linguistic and cultural boundaries. Successive waves of the survey now encompass close to 30 countries around the world. This monograph series features detailed studies from the IALS database by literacy scholars and experts in Canada and the United States. The research is primarily funded by Human Resources Development Canada. Monographs focus on current policy issues and cover topics such as adult training, literacy skill match and mismatch in the workplace, seniors' literacy skills and health, literacy and economic security, and many others.

      Release date: 2008-07-21

    • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2008072
      Geography: Canada, Province or territory
      Description:

      Using data from the monthly Wholesale Trade Survey this study examines the sales for the year 2007. This annual review describes the evolution of sales by different sectors such as machinery and electronic equipment, personal and household goods and automotive products. This study also includes a provincial dimension.

      Release date: 2008-05-29

    • Articles and reports: 11-010-X200800510592
      Geography: Province or territory
      Description:

      In recent years, the resource boom has brought unprecedented growth to Saskatchewan and Newfoundland. Besides boosting the economy, this growth has reversed the long-term outflow of their population.

      Release date: 2008-05-15

    • Articles and reports: 81-595-M2008065
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This report presents findings from the 2004/2005 Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED). The survey was administered to all students graduating from a doctoral program at a Canadian University. The 2004/2005 SED is the second edition of the annual survey.

      In the 2004/2005 academic year there were approximately 4,000 new doctoral graduates, adding to the stock of highly specialized human capital in Canada. Over three quarters of Canada's PhD graduates are completing their studies in a science or engineering field, with the most popular field of study being biological sciences. Although PhD graduates accounted for roughly 0.4% of the population, Canada lags behind many other OECD countries in this regard.

      Most graduates were finding success upon completion of their degrees as a large majority of graduates (73%) had firm plans to be working or continuing their studies by the time of graduation. The proportion of students who graduated without any graduate student debt decreased from the year before to reach 59%. Over three quarters of the graduates plan to stay in Canada to either work or continue their education.

      Release date: 2008-04-28

    • Articles and reports: 81-595-M2008064
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This study analyzes the extent to which culture workers were employed outside of culture industries during the 1990s.

      Release date: 2008-04-10

    • Articles and reports: 11-624-M2008019
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The overall growth of government-owned infrastructure has been very similar across most regions over the past 44 years. With the exception of the Atlantic Provinces, the range of average annual capital growth from one region to the next has been very narrow, falling between 1.8% and 2.2% since 1961, according to a new study released in September 2007 in the Canadian Economic Observer.

      Since 2000, governments have increased their infrastructure capital more than at any time since the 1960s and 1970s. However, the growth has not been strong enough to prevent more and more signs of wear in our infrastructure (the data are net of depreciation and in constant 1997 dollars). This is due to cuts in the 1990s when governments were grappling with significant budgetary deficits, as well as many of the assets built in the post-war infrastructure boom reaching the end of their life span.

      This study analyses, from 1961 to 2005, government investment in infrastructure by different levels of government and type of asset by region.

      Release date: 2008-02-07
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    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-206-X2008017
      Description:

      This paper provides an overview of the productivity program at Statistics Canada and a brief description of Canada's productivity performance. The paper defines productivity and the various measures that are used to investigate different aspects of productivity growth. It describes the difference between partial productivity measures (such as labour productivity) and a more complete measure (multifactor productivity) and the advantages and disadvantages of each. The paper explains why productivity is important. It outlines how productivity growth fits into the growth accounting framework and how this framework is used to examine the various sources of economic growth. The paper briefly discusses the challenges that face statisticians in measuring productivity growth. It also provides an overview of Canada's long-term productivity performance and compares Canada to the United States - both in terms of productivity levels and productivity growth rates.

      Release date: 2008-02-25

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11F0026M2004001
      Description:

      This paper describes how the analytical program of Statistics Canada's productivity group is used to enhance the quality (relevance, coherence, interpretability) of its products.

      Release date: 2004-07-08

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-547-X
      Description:

      Like most statistical agencies, Statistics Canada publishes three Gross Domestic Product (GDP) series. These are the output-based GDP, the income-based GDP and the expenditure-based GDP. This document is aimed at describing the concepts, definitions, classifications and statistical methods underlying the output-based GDP series, also known as GDP by industry or simply monthly GDP.

      The report is organized into seven chapters. Chapter 1 defines what GDP by industry is, describes its various uses and how it connects with the other components of the Canadian System of National Accounts. Chapter 2 deals with the calculation of the GDP by industry estimates. Chapter 3 examines industry and commodity classification schemes. Chapter 4 discusses the subject of deflation. The choice of deflators, the role of the base year and the method of rebasing are all addressed in this chapter. Chapter 5 looks at such technical issues as benchmarking, trading day and seasonal adjustment. Chapter 6 is devoted to the presentation of the GDP by industry, detailing the format, release dates and modes of dissemination, as well as the need and the frequency of revising the estimates. Finally, Chapter 7 reviews the historical development of monthly GDP from 1926 to the present.

      Release date: 2002-11-29
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