The Daily Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, first quarter 2020
Labour productivity of Canadian businesses rose 3.4% in the first quarter, the largest quarterly increase recorded, as hours worked fell faster than business output.
Energy statistics, March 2020
In March, energy production and consumption were affected by the measures taken to contain the spread of COVID-19. Domestic consumption of motor gasoline for transportation and natural gas used by commercial and institutional consumers were particularly impacted, as activities in these sub-sectors were significantly reduced in the second half of the month.
Study: The distribution of temporary foreign workers across industries in Canada
Possible delays in the inflow of new temporary foreign workers could affect essential services, such as agriculture and food production, during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study shows that, while they account for 3% of total employment in Canada, temporary foreign workers are over-represented in industries such as crop production (27%), private household services (10%) and gasoline stations (8%). In addition, 10% of firms in Canada employ at least one temporary foreign worker.
Weekly aircraft movements, May 16 to 22, 2020
Data on weekly aircraft itinerant movements are now available for May 16 to 22.
Canadian foreign post indexes, April and May 2020
Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for April and May.
Canadian Health Measures Survey
The Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycles 1, 3, and 4 (2007-2009, 2012-2013 and 2014-2015) pooled serum data files are now available upon request. New Cycle 5 (2016-2017) vision data are also available.