The Daily Monday, May 28, 2018
Farm income, 2017
Realized net income decreased 2.5% in 2017 to $8.3 billion, the first decline since 2013 and only the second decrease since 2009.
Farm cash receipts, first quarter 2018
Farm cash receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $15.4 billion in the first quarter, down 5.3% from the same quarter in 2017. Lower crop receipts and program payments contributed to the decline, while livestock receipts were unchanged.
Poultry and egg statistics, May 2018 and annual 2017
Stocks of frozen poultry meat in cold storage increased 12.4% from May 1, 2017, to 87 827 tonnes on May 1, 2018.
Registered apprenticeship training programs, 2016
Apprenticeship training programs play a key role in preparing Canadians for a career in trades. Through this training, tradespeople acquire the skills to support industries that drive Canada’s economy. Apprenticeship training and trade qualifications in Canada are governed by provincial and territorial jurisdictions.
Recent Developments in British Columbia’s Economy, 2007 to 2017
British Columbia’s economy has expanded by more than 3% in each of the last four years. Real gross domestic product (GDP) in the province accelerated to 3.9% in 2017, the fastest pace of growth in the province since 2005.
Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait, 2018
While many Canadians enjoy good health, the benefits of good health are not equally experienced by all. Many of these inequalities are the result of social, economic and other factors, which affect the chances of achieving and maintaining good health. The report Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait describes the degree and distribution of key health inequalities in Canada, a critical step in taking action to advance health equity.
Characteristics of international overnight travellers, fourth quarter 2017
Canadian residents made 7.3 million overnight trips abroad in the fourth quarter of 2017, spending $9.3 billion. Of these trips, 4.5 million were to the United States, accounting for $4.0 billion in spending.
Production and disposition of tobacco products, April 2018
Canadian manufacturers produced 1.7 billion cigarettes in April, down 10.1% from March but up 5.3% compared with the same month a year earlier.