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The Daily Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Press Release

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, May 2020

Manufacturing sales increased 10.7% to $40.2 billion in May following a record 27.9% decline in April, as many manufacturers resumed operations following full or partial shutdowns related to COVID-19 during the previous month.

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Public elementary and secondary school board revenues and expenditures, 2017/2018

Total expenditures for public elementary and secondary school boards and districts across Canada rose 2.1% to $48.7 billion from 2016/2017 to 2017/2018, while total revenues were up 2.4% to $48.3 billion.

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Experimental estimates of organic fruit and vegetable production, 2019

Fruit and vegetable certified organic cultivated area was estimated at 17 171 hectares (ha) in 2019, accounting for 7.4% of the entire fruit and vegetable cultivated area (230 619 ha) in Canada. Organic cultivated area was up 15.4% from 2016, when the Census of Agriculture counted 14 526 ha from farms reporting certified organic products for sale.

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Study: Fear of COVID-19 related stigmatization

Approximately one in five participants in a recent survey said they fear being exposed to COVID-19-related stigmatization as Canadians and the economy emerge from months of physical distancing, according to a new study titled “Fear of COVID-19 related stigmatization.”

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Health Reports: Exercise and screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian adults who were exercising outdoors and limiting screen time during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to report good mental and general health. This was particularly evident among women. A new study released today by Statistics Canada describes the exercise habits and changes in behaviours relating to screen time of Canadian adults in late March and early April 2020, and examines relationships between these behaviours and self-perceived health.

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New motor vehicle sales, May 2020

New motor vehicle sales declined 47.2% year over year in May, recovering slightly from the 74.6% and 48.5% declines in April and March respectively. Dealership showrooms began re-opening in May amid the COVID-19 pandemic, though physical distancing measures were put into place, such as limiting the number of customers in the showrooms at a time. Physically distant options continue to be available to Canadians as an alternative to face-to-face interactions for new motor vehicle purchases.

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Collection of data on Indigenous and ethnocultural groups in Canada’s official police-reported crime statistics

Today, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and Statistics Canada announced a commitment to work together to meet an important information need within the justice community. Together, the two organizations will work with the policing community and key organizations to enable police to report statistics on Indigenous and ethnocultural groups in police-reported crime statistics on victims and accused persons.

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Data visualization: Physical flow account for greenhouse gas emissions

Statistics Canada has launched the Physical flow account for greenhouse gas emissions: Interactive tool. This interactive dashboard offers Canadians the ability to graph greenhouse gas (GHG) emission trends over time for selected industries and household categories. It also displays total GHG emissions for the top five emitting sectors for a selected geography and year and shows the year-over-year changes in total GHG emissions over time.

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Weekly aircraft movements, June 27 to July 3, 2020

Data on weekly aircraft itinerant movements are now available for June 27 to July 3, 2020.

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