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September 27, 2022
INFRASTRUCTURE: SOCIAL HOUSING AND RECREATION, 2020

Statistics Canada has released new infrastructure data on publicly owned social/affordable housing as well as culture/sport/recreation assets for 2020.

SOCIAL AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING (2020)

Statistics Canada reports that there were just over 11,000 publicly-owned social/affordable housing units in Nova Scotia in 2020.  This amounted to 11.46 units per 1,000 residents.  This was above the national average of 8.22 units per 1,000 residents.  The hi...

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September 26, 2022
BUSINESS OPENING AND CLOSING, JUNE 2022

Statistics Canada released updated data on monthly business openings and closures for June 2022. The data are seasonally adjusted.

A business will be classified as 'opening' if it had no employment in the previous month and then has employment in the next month. A business is 'closing' if it had employment in the previous month and no employment in the current month. For opening and closing, the reason could be a permanent change (i.e. business exit) or temporary for reasons ...

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September 23, 2022
RETAIL TRADE, JULY 2022

MONTH OVER MONTH (seasonally adjusted July 2022 vs. June 2022)

In Nova Scotia retail trade increased 0.7% to $1,673.0 million. Nationally, retail trade decreased 2.5% to $61.3 billion. Seven provinces reported monthly decreases in retail trade, with Ontario (-5.0%) reporting the largest decline and Newfoundland and Labrador (+...

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September 23, 2022
FOOD SERVICES AND DRINKING PLACES, JULY 2022

Month-over-Month (July 2022 vs June 2022, seasonally adjusted)

Nova Scotia food services and drinking places receipts increased 1.4% to $170.3 million. Canada's food services and drinking places receipts grew 0.4% to $7.1 billion. Eight provinces reported monthly increases in receipts for food services and drinking places, with Prince Edward Island reporting the largest gain. Quebec and British Columbia were the only two provinces reporting declines.
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September 23, 2022
HALIFAX LOCAL BUSINESS CONDITIONS: SEPTEMBER 12-18, 2022

Statistics Canada has released real-time local business conditions from September 12 to September 18, 2022. Throughout this article, reference dates mean the start of the week.  

From August 10 of 2020 to the week starting September 12 of 2022, the local business conditions index for Halifax has increased by 131.51%. London and Hamilton had the smallest gains. St. John's and Quebec City reported the strongest growth in b ...

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