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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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May 04, 2015
SALES OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN CANADA, 2013/2014

In Canada, liquor stores, agencies and other retail outlets sold $20.5 billion worth of alcoholic beverages during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, up 1.1% from the previous year. Beer remained the alcoholic drink of choice for Canadians, with $8.7 billion in sales, but the market share of other alcoholic beverages continued to grow. In 2004/2005, beer had a market share of 49.4% in terms of dollar value, while wine had a market share of 24.9%. By 2013/2014, the market share for beer ha...

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May 01, 2015
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR BUDGET 2015-16

On April 30, Newfoundland and Labrador released its Budget for 2015-16.  With falling oil prices, Newfoundland and Labrador's fiscal situation has worsened.  The government now expects a deficit of $1.09 billion in 2015-16 following a deficit of $924 million in 2014-15.  With the economy projected to shrink in each of the next four years, Newfoundland and Labrador does not anticipate returning to balance until 2019-20.  Through 2020-21, Newfoundland and Labrador plans on ...

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May 01, 2015
MANITOBA BUDGET 2015-16

Manitoba's 2015-16 Budget projects a deficit of $421 million, following an expected deficit of $451 million in 2014-15.  Revenue growth is expected to average 3.3 per cent growth over the coming years while expenditure growth is forecast to be 2.4 per cent on average.  Manitoba's fiscal planning assumes $70 million in 'lapsed spending' as well as small transfers from the Fiscal Stability Fund.


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May 01, 2015
US CONSTRUCTION SPENDING, MARCH 2015

U.S. construction spending declined 0.6 percent in March 2015, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $966.6 billion. Compared to March 2014, total construction spending was 2.0 percent higher.

Total private construction declined 0.3 percent from February 2015 to $702.4 billion (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in March 2015, and 2.9 percent above the March 2014 estimate. Private residential construction decreased 1.6 percent compared to the February 2015 estimate and is down 2.6 per...

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April 30, 2015
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, FEBRUARY 2015

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) decreased $3.98 per week (-0.5%) from January to $831.80 in February 2015.  This is 1.9 per cent above the level in February of last year. Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.3 per cent from January to $951.40 in February 2015, a 2.7 percent increase over February 2014.



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