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July 06, 2015
CAPITAL AND REPAIR EXPENDITURES SURVEY, 2014 (PRELIMINARY) AND 2015 (INTENTIONS)

Statistics Canada has released the results of its annual survey of capital expenditures for non-residential construction and machinery and equipment. The preliminary estimate for 2014 and intentions for 2015 is based upon a sample survey of 25,000 private and public organizations.

Nova Scotia non-residential and machinery and equipment investment was $3.58 billion in 2013, a 0.6 per cent decrease compared to 2012 with an increase in private machinery and equipment investment being...

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July 03, 2015
FAMILY INCOME: SUB-PROVINCIAL 2013

Statistics Canada recently released family income and related variables derived from personal income tax returns for 2013.  

This shows that median income in Nova Scotia (all sources of income across all family types) was $70,020 or 91.5 per cent of the national average.  Across the country, median incomes are lower outside of urban areas.

 In Nova Scotia, median incomes ...

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July 02, 2015
US EMPLOYMENT, JUNE 2015

US nonfarm payroll employment growth was a gain of 223,000 in June, lower than the revised May gain of 254,000. The average pace of job creation over the past 12 months has been 250,000 per month. 

June's employment gains occurred in professional and business services (+64,000),   health care and social assistance (+52,800),  and  retail trade (+32,900). 



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July 02, 2015
US CONSTRUCTION SPENDING, MAY 2015

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during May 2015 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,035.8 billion (US), 0.8 percent above the revised April estimate of $1,027.0 billion (US).

Year-over-year, the May 2015 figure is 8.2 percent above the May 2014 estimate of $957.6 billion (US).

Spending on private construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual ...

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June 30, 2015
GDP BY INDUSTRY APRIL 2015

Canada's real GDP was down 0.1 per cent in April, the fourth consecutive monthly decline. Goods production fell the fourth month in a row with a decline of 0.8 per cent while service-producing industries were up 0.3 per cent. Compared to April 2014, real GDP was up 1.2 per cent.


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