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May 29, 2024
FARM INCOME, 2023 [PRELIMINARY]

Statistics Canada has released preliminary results for annual farm incomes in Canada in 2023.  

Net farm income in Canada was $12.8 billion on farm cash receipts of $99.6 billion in 2023.  Canadian farm cash receipts were up by 4.4% while operating expenses (after rebates) grew by 2.3%.  Canadian net farm income was $21.7 billion in 2022.

In Nova Scotia, farms reported net loss of $40.5 million on cash receipts of $757.2 million. Nova Scotia farm cash recei...

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May 28, 2024
US S&P CORELOGIC CASE-SHILLER HOME PRICE INDICES, MARCH 2024

S&P Dow Jones Indices has updated the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices for March 2024.

Month over Month (March 2024 vs February 2024, seasonally adjusted)

S&P Dow Jones Indices reports that US national house prices, as measured by the S&P CoreLogic Case - Shiller Indices increased by 0.3% from the previous month. The 20-city composite average was up 0.3% and 10-city composite average was up 0.5% compared to February 2024....

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May 27, 2024
SURVEY ON BUSINESS CONDITIONS: Q2 2024

Statistics Canada has conducted its 16th iteration of the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. In April and early May, Statistics Canada surveyed businesses to collect information on businesses' expectations, obstacles, plans and practices. 

The results reported here are a selection of the impacts found for Nova Scotia businesses, by industry, by size of business (measured by number of employees), by age of business and by urban or rural location.  There are compari ...

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May 27, 2024
BUSINESS OPENING AND CLOSING, FEBRUARY 2024

Monthly (February 2024 vs January 2024, seasonally adjusted)

The number of active businesses in Nova Scotia declined 0.04% from January 2024 to February 2024 (going down to 20,771 active businesses).

Nationally, active businesses were down by 0.08%. All provinces except Québec reported lower numbers of active businesses in February 202...

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May 24, 2024
RETAIL TRADE MARCH 2024

Monthly (seasonally adjusted March 2024 vs February 2024)

In Nova Scotia retail trade increased 0.5% to $1,840 million. Nationally, retail trade decreased 0.2% to $66.4 billion. Six provinces reported monthly declines in retail trade led by Newfoundland and Labrador and Saskatchewan.Prin ce Edward Island reported the largest gain.

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