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  • Table: 10-10-0144-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0077)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Weekly
    Description: This table contains 8 series, with data starting from 1992 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Rates (8 items: Bank rate; Treasury bill auction - average yields: 3 month; Treasury bill auction - average yields: 6 month; Treasury bill auction - average yields: 1 year; ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-09

  • Table: 33-10-0036-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0080)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Daily
    Description:

    This table contains 27 series, with data starting from 1981 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Type of currency (27 items: Australian dollar, daily average; Brazilian real, daily average; Chinese renminbi, daily average; European euro, daily average; ...).

    Release date: 2020-07-09

  • Table: 10-10-0158-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0074)
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    This table contains 661 series, with data starting from 1981 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (19 items: Canada, provinces and international; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...) ; Assets and liabilities (36 items: Bank notes and coin other than gold and silver bullion; Securities issued or guaranteed by a Canadian province; Securities issued or guaranteed by a Canadian municipal or school corporation; Other securities; ...).

    Release date: 2020-07-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 11F0019M
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series provides for the circulation of research conducted by Analytical Studies Branch staff and collaborators. The Series is intended to stimulate discussion on a variety of topics, such as labour, immigration, education and skills, income mobility, well-being, aging, firm dynamics, productivity, economic transitions, and economic geography. Readers of the Series are encouraged to contact the authors with their comments and suggestions. All the papers in the Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series go through institutional and peer review to ensure that they conform to Statistics Canada's mandate as a governmental statistical agency and adhere to generally accepted standards of good professional practice.

    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0113-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0022)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 107 series, with data starting from 1946 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Government of Canada direct securities and loans (107 items: Classification by type of issue; total outstanding; Total; direct securities outstanding; Treasury Bills; Guaranteed securities ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0122-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0043)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 71 series, with data starting from 1934 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Rates (71 items: Bank rate; last Tuesday or last Thursday; Bank rate; Chartered bank administered interest rates - prime business; Chartered bank - consumer loan rate ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0142-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0073)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Weekly
    Description: This table contains 14 series, with data starting from 2007 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Associations and buy back transactions with primary dealers (14 items: Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total overdraft loans, total amount; Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total overdraft loans, days transacted; Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total positive balances, total amount; Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total positive balances, days transacted; ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0145-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0078)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Weekly
    Description: This table contains 38 series, with data starting from 1957 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Rates (38 items: Bank rate; Chartered bank administered interest rates - prime business; Chartered bank - consumer loan rate; Forward premium or discount (-), United States dollars in Canada: 1 month; ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 33-10-0163-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0081)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    This table contains 27 series, with data starting from 1981 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada) Type of currency (27 items: Australian dollar, monthly average; Brazilian real, monthly average; Chinese renminbi, monthly average; European euro, monthly average; ...).

    Release date: 2020-07-03

  • Table: 10-10-0125-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0047)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 25 series, with data for years 1956 - present (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Toronto Stock Exchange Statistics (25 items: Standard and Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index; high; Standard and Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index; close; Toronto Stock Exchange; oil and gas; closing quotations; Standard and Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index; low ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-02
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  • Table: 10-10-0144-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0077)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Weekly
    Description: This table contains 8 series, with data starting from 1992 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Rates (8 items: Bank rate; Treasury bill auction - average yields: 3 month; Treasury bill auction - average yields: 6 month; Treasury bill auction - average yields: 1 year; ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-09

  • Table: 33-10-0036-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0080)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Daily
    Description:

    This table contains 27 series, with data starting from 1981 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Type of currency (27 items: Australian dollar, daily average; Brazilian real, daily average; Chinese renminbi, daily average; European euro, daily average; ...).

    Release date: 2020-07-09

  • Table: 10-10-0158-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0074)
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    This table contains 661 series, with data starting from 1981 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (19 items: Canada, provinces and international; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...) ; Assets and liabilities (36 items: Bank notes and coin other than gold and silver bullion; Securities issued or guaranteed by a Canadian province; Securities issued or guaranteed by a Canadian municipal or school corporation; Other securities; ...).

    Release date: 2020-07-08

  • Table: 10-10-0113-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0022)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 107 series, with data starting from 1946 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Government of Canada direct securities and loans (107 items: Classification by type of issue; total outstanding; Total; direct securities outstanding; Treasury Bills; Guaranteed securities ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0122-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0043)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 71 series, with data starting from 1934 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Rates (71 items: Bank rate; last Tuesday or last Thursday; Bank rate; Chartered bank administered interest rates - prime business; Chartered bank - consumer loan rate ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0142-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0073)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Weekly
    Description: This table contains 14 series, with data starting from 2007 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Associations and buy back transactions with primary dealers (14 items: Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total overdraft loans, total amount; Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total overdraft loans, days transacted; Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total positive balances, total amount; Positions of members of the Canadian Payments Association with the Bank of Canada, total positive balances, days transacted; ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 10-10-0145-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0078)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Weekly
    Description: This table contains 38 series, with data starting from 1957 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Rates (38 items: Bank rate; Chartered bank administered interest rates - prime business; Chartered bank - consumer loan rate; Forward premium or discount (-), United States dollars in Canada: 1 month; ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-06

  • Table: 33-10-0163-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0081)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    This table contains 27 series, with data starting from 1981 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada) Type of currency (27 items: Australian dollar, monthly average; Brazilian real, monthly average; Chinese renminbi, monthly average; European euro, monthly average; ...).

    Release date: 2020-07-03

  • Table: 10-10-0125-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0047)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: This table contains 25 series, with data for years 1956 - present (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Toronto Stock Exchange Statistics (25 items: Standard and Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index; high; Standard and Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index; close; Toronto Stock Exchange; oil and gas; closing quotations; Standard and Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index; low ...).
    Release date: 2020-07-02

  • Table: 23-10-0079-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 401-0001)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Monthly operating and financial statistics (number of thousands of: passengers, passenger-kilometres, available seat-kilometres, load factor, hours flown, turbo fuel consumed in litres, and total operating revenues) for major Canadian airlines.

    Release date: 2020-06-30
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  • Articles and reports: 18-001-X2019001
    Description:

    This study is part of the movement in the literature that supposes that entrepreneurship is an important factor in economic development and growth. A company’s success or failure is largely determined by the quality of corporate decisions made by the entrepreneur. However, since business decisions are intangible, their impact on a company’s performance is difficult to measure. This analysis aims to quantify the impact of business decisions. To measure intangibles, indexes were developed to measure a company’s management practices and long-term strategic directions, much like those developed by Bloom and Van Reenen (2007) and Brouillette and Ershov (2014).

    Release date: 2019-04-02

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201909120063
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-04-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2019001
    Description:

    An enterprise is said to be multinational if it controls or is controlled by an enterprise outside of Canada. Multinational enterprises (MNEs) are an important part of the Canadian economy. This paper uses financial statement data from the Annual Financial and Taxation Statistics program and tax sources to answer questions about MNEs, such as: What industries have the highest concentrations of MNEs? How do these enterprises compare in terms of size and profitability to enterprises that do not have affiliates outside of Canada? How diverse are the operations of Canadian- controlled MNEs abroad?

    Release date: 2019-04-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20190854881
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-03-26

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019009
    Description:

    This infographic presents results from the Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy relating to the connections of Canadian business to global markets. Data refer to activities in 2017.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019004
    Description: This paper uses Canadian business microdata for 1999 to 2013 to study the characteristics of private-sector medium-sized firms that transition to the large or small size classes. A firm’s size class is defined over a three-year window to ensure that it represents the firm’s long-term state rather than a transient state for a given year. The paper examines what distinguishes medium-sized firms that become large from those that revert to being small.
    Release date: 2019-02-05

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201831019170
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-11-06

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201826719118
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-09-24

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2018083
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series presents new estimates for women-owned and men owned enterprises in Canada. It uses a unique employer–employee matched database developed using administrative data that covers both business owners and their businesses. A private enterprise is defined as women-owned if women have a majority interest (at least 51%) in the enterprise.

    Release date: 2018-09-24

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2018017
    Description:

    Understanding women’s business ownership and the performance of women-owned enterprises is important for designing policies to promote gender equality in leadership, economic empowerment of women and inclusive growth. However, evidence on business ownership by gender remains scarce because of the lack of comprehensive data. The study, Women-owned Enterprises in Canada (Grekou, Li and Liu, 2018), fills the data gap by identifying business ownership by gender using a newly developed administrative dataset—the Canadian Employer–Employee Dynamics Database (CEEDD). The dataset contains business owner information for all unincorporated enterprises and private corporations in Canada. This paper discusses the methodology adopted to establish the gender structure of business ownership. It then presents estimates of business ownership by gender (men or women majority ownership and equal ownership). Finally, it analyzes the sensitivity of these estimates and compares them with those calculated using other data sources.

    Release date: 2018-09-24
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-633-X2019001
    Description:

    The mandate of the Analytical Studies Branch (ASB) is to provide high-quality, relevant and timely information on economic, health and social issues that are important to Canadians. The branch strategically makes use of expert knowledge and a large range of statistical sources to describe, draw inferences from, and make objective and scientifically supported deductions about the evolving nature of the Canadian economy and society. Research questions are addressed by applying leading-edge methods, including microsimulation and predictive analytics using a range of linked and integrated administrative and survey data. In supporting greater access to data, ASB linked data are made available to external researchers and policy makers to support evidence-based decision making. Research results are disseminated by the branch using a range of mediums (i.e., research papers, studies, infographics, videos, and blogs) to meet user needs. The branch also provides analytical support and training, feedback, and quality assurance to the wide range of programs within and outside Statistics Canada.

    Release date: 2019-05-29

  • Classification: 12-003-X
    Description:

    The North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) is the departmental standard for the classification of products (goods and services). The classification is a joint project of the national statistical agencies of Canada, Mexico and the United States. However, Statistics Canada has created new classification items for cannabis products in NAPCS Canada V2.0 that are unique to Canada. NAPCS is used to produce product statistics on a variety of topics, including the value of outputs of industries, the consumption by businesses and households, the value of imports and exports, and the movement of industrial and raw material prices.

    NAPCS Canada 2017 Version 2.0 comprises definitions for its 5,033 categories. At the lowest level of the classification, definitions include a descriptive text, as well as illustrative examples, inclusions and exclusions where appropriate.

    Release date: 2018-10-11

  • Classification: 12-595-X
    Description:

    The Chart of Accounts comprises a balance sheet, an income statement and selected other accounts. The balance sheet provides information on the financial position of a business. The income statement provides information on the performance of a business. The elements of the balance sheet are assets, liabilities and equity. The elements of the income statement are revenues; expenses; gains/losses, corporate taxes and other items; and extraordinary gains/losses, non-recurring items and adjustments.

    Release date: 2011-05-31

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 12-001-X200800210760
    Description:

    The design of a stratified simple random sample without replacement from a finite population deals with two main issues: the definition of a rule to partition the population into strata, and the allocation of sampling units in the selected strata. This article examines a tree-based strategy which plans to approach jointly these issues when the survey is multipurpose and multivariate information, quantitative or qualitative, is available. Strata are formed through a hierarchical divisive algorithm that selects finer and finer partitions by minimizing, at each step, the sample allocation required to achieve the precision levels set for each surveyed variable. In this way, large numbers of constraints can be satisfied without drastically increasing the sample size, and also without discarding variables selected for stratification or diminishing the number of their class intervals. Furthermore, the algorithm tends not to define empty or almost empty strata, thus avoiding the need for strata collapsing aggregations. The procedure was applied to redesign the Italian Farm Structure Survey. The results indicate that the gain in efficiency held using our strategy is nontrivial. For a given sample size, this procedure achieves the required precision by exploiting a number of strata which is usually a very small fraction of the number of strata available when combining all possible classes from any of the covariates.

    Release date: 2008-12-23

  • 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

  • Notices and consultations: 11-015-X
    Description:

    This newsletter is a brief description of projects within the Business and Labour Market Analysis Division of Statistics Canada. The research covers a wide range of topics including labour market issues, low income, immigration, business firm dynamics, pensions, productivity, technology and innovation, as well as economic geography.

    Release date: 2007-09-14

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11F0024M
    Description:

    This product contains presentations done at Statistics Canada's annual Economic Conference which provides a forum for the exchange of empirical research among the business, government, research and labour communities. The conference is also a means to promote economic and socio-economic analysis while subjecting existing data to critical assessment as part of an ongoing process of statistical development and review.

    Release date: 2005-10-20

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004012
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada
    Description:

    This activity is designed to show students some of the changes affecting Prairie agriculture over the past 100 years, and how Prairie farmers have adapted to them.

    Release date: 2004-08-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X20010016229
    Description:

    This paper discusses the approach that Statistics Canada has taken to improve the quality of annual business surveys through their integration in the Unified Enterprise Survey (UES). The primary objective of the UES is to measure the final annual sales of goods and services accurately by province, in sufficient detail and in a timely manner.

    This paper describes the methodological approaches that the UES has used to improve financial and commodity data quality in four broad areas. These include improved coherence of the data collected from different levels of the enterprise, better coverage of industries, better depth of information (in the sense of more content detail and estimates for more detailed domains) and better consistency of the concepts and methods across industries.

    The approach, in achieving quality, has been to (a) establish a base measure of the quality of the business survey program prior to the UES, (b) measure the annual data quality of the UES, and (c) carry out specific studies to better understand the quality of UES data and methods.

    Release date: 2002-09-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 68F0015X
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to provide some general background and describe the methodology of the pilot year Unified Enterprise Survey (UES). It also illustrates the role of the Unified Enterprise Survey Program (UESP) within The Project to Improve Provincial Economic Statistics (PIPES) program. This information package is targeted toward external clients, for example the Provincial Focal Points, enabling them to assess future data releases planned by industry sector. The scope of this information package will be expanded as subsequent data releases over the next six months or so provide more industry specific details for the seven new pilot industries included in the 1997 UES. This document is approximately twenty-two pages in length and is to be offered at no charge to callers requesting information on the UES.

    Release date: 1999-09-01

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