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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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June 27, 2017
US S&P CORELOGIC CASE-SHILLER HOME PRICE INDICES, APRIL 2017

S&P Dow Jones Indices reports that US national house prices, as measured by the S&P CoreLogic Case - Shiller Indices rose by 0.2 per cent nationally in April (seasonally adjusted) from the previous month. Prices increased 0.3 per cent for the 20 largest metropolitan areas and by 0.2 per cent for the 10 largest metropolitan areas. All cities saw price increases in April, with the exception of Tampa-Florida , Cleveland- Ohio, San Francisco- California, Boston - ...

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June 26, 2017
TRADE GAINS AND GDP GROWTH, CANADA AND NOVA SCOTIA, 2015

PURCHASING POWER

The object of the following analysis is to address the use of important trade indicators, and Nova Scotia’s recent international trade performance.  The primary indicator is real gross domestic income (rGDI) and its growth, relative to other economic indicators.

Real gross domestic income (rGDI) measures the purchasing power generated by domestic production and international trade. ...

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June 23, 2017
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX MAY 2017



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia May 2017, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.2% from April 2017 to 132.2 and increased 0.5% over May 2016.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.4% from April 2017 to 124.2, and increased 0.8% over May 2016.

CANADA
In Canada May 2017, the consume...

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June 23, 2017
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR MAY 2017

In Nova Scotia May 2017, annual consumer price inflation (year-over-year growth) was 0.5 per cent, below the national average of 1.3 per cent. Monthly consumer prices increased 0.2 per cent in Nova Scotia, while nationally prices increased 0.1 per cent.

Within Atlantic Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador (+3.0 per cent), New Brunswick (+2.4 per cent) had the highest annual inflation compared with Prince Edward Island (+1.4 per cent) and Nova Scotia (+0.5 per cent). On July&nbs...

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June 23, 2017
SPENDING ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INTENTIONS (2016) AND ACTUAL (2014)

Today, Statistics Canada released  gross domestic expenditures on research and development (GERD), for actual spending in 2014 at the provincial level and 2015 (preliminary) and 2016 (intentions) at national level.


Spending on research and development, 2016 (intentions)
Canada's expenditures on research and development declined from $34.5 billion to $33.9 billion in 2015. The intentions for 2016 are for a decrease of 0.1 per cent to $33.9 billion. Lo ...

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