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December 01, 2020
COMPENSATION OF EMPLOYEES Q3 2020

Nova Scotia’s seasonally adjusted employee compensation (wages+salaries+employer social contributions) increased 4.6% in the third quarter of 2020 to $6.15 billion. Employee compensation in third quarter was down 0.1% in Nova Scotia when compared to the third quarter of 2019.

The wages and salaries portion of employee compensation increased 4.6% to $5.29 billion in the third quarter. On a year-over-year basis, wages and salaries were down 0.3% in the third quarter. Nova Sco...

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December 01, 2020
NON-RESIDENTIAL FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT, Q3 2020

Non-residential fixed capital investment consists of expenditures made by business, governments and non-profit institutions serving households that add to the capital stock for production of goods and services in an economy.  Investments that are included are: buildings, engineering construction (i.e. bridge, mine structure), machinery and equipment, and intellectual property products (i.e. software, mineral exploration) but it doesn’t include non-reproducible assets (lands, minera...

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December 01, 2020
CANADIAN ECONOMIC ACCOUNTS Q3 2020

 

Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth increased 40.5% (figures seasonally adjusted at annual rates unless otherwise stated) in Canada in the third quarter of 2020 due to the reopening of the economy after COVID-19 related closures. This follows on a 38.1% decline in Q2. The last two quarters saw the steepest quarterly decline and increase since data started in 1961. ...

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December 01, 2020
CANADA GDP BY INDUSTRY, SEPTEMBER 2020

Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Canada increased 0.8% in September following a 0.9% increase the previous month. The economy has grown for five consecutive months, recovering from the steepest drops on record in March and April. Real GDP is still 4.6% below the February 2020 pre-pandemic level.  

For September 2020, the Canadian economy is 3.9% smaller compared to September 2019 with an annualized value of $1,911 billion (chained 2012 dollars).

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December 01, 2020
US CONSTRUCTION SPENDING, OCTOBER 2020

 

                                                               

Month over month (Oct 2020 vs Sep 2020, seasonally adjusted annual rate)