The Daily Thursday, May 16, 2019
Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, March 2019
Manufacturing sales increased 2.1% to $58.0 billion in March, following a 0.2% decrease in February and a 0.9% gain in January. The transportation equipment, petroleum and coal product, and primary metal industries posted the largest gains in March.
Canada’s international transactions in securities, March 2019
Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $1.5 billion in March, the first divestment in three months. Meanwhile, Canadian investment in foreign securities totalled $1.5 billion, led by purchases of US corporate bonds.
Prior contact with the criminal justice system among people who fatally overdosed on illicit drugs in Surrey and in British Columbia, 2011 to 2016
There is an ongoing opioid crisis in Canada. While the effects are being felt across the country, the crisis has been most acute in British Columbia, which reported the highest rates of apparent opioid deaths from January 2016 to September 2018, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Building construction price indexes, first quarter 2019
As was the case during the last two quarters of 2018, prices for the construction of non-residential buildings increased more than construction prices for residential buildings in the first quarter of 2019.
Aircraft movement statistics: Major airports – Annual report, 2018
The number of aircraft take-offs and landings at the 91 Canadian airports with NAV CANADA air traffic control towers and flight service stations totalled 5.7 million in 2018, up 3.2% compared with 2017.
Stocks of frozen and chilled meats, April 1, 2019
Stocks of frozen and chilled meats in cold storage totalled 125 526 tonnes as of April 1, up 2.0% from January 1.
Aviation: “Annual Aircraft Movements: Major airports – NAV CANADA Towers and Flight Service Stations, 2018”
Catalogue number Catalogue number51-004-X2019005, (HTML | PDF)
Juristat, Vol. 39, no. 1
Catalogue number Catalogue number85-002-X, (HTML | PDF)
New studies and articles
Catalogue numberPrior contact with the criminal justice system among people who fatally overdosed on illicit drugs in Surrey and in British Columbia, 2011 to 2016