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Section 10: Services (trade, transportation, travel and communications)

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Our mining, oil and natural gas industries may get all the headlines, but they will not displace service industries any time soon. The services sector dominates the economy. Canadian businesses and consumers rely heavily on the services sector for a wide range of activities. This selection of charts provides an overview of the service sector: retail sales, travel, transportation and many other topics. All the series reported were retrieved from CANSIM, the Socio-Economic Information System.

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