Economic calendar and indicators of Canada

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annualized q/q 6.7% 4 Q 2021 5.5% Quarterly
GDP q/q 1.6% 4 Q 2021 1.3% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 5.2% Apr 2022 5.3% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 5.7% Apr 2022 5.5% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.00% 0.50%
Trade Balance $2.486 B Mar 2022 $3.081 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2022.05.23 00:00, CAD, Victoria Day
2022.05.25 12:30, CAD, Corporate Profits q/q, Previous: 3.8%
2022.05.26 12:30, CAD, Retail Sales m/m, Forecast: 1.8%, Previous: 0.1%
2022.05.26 12:30, CAD, Core Retail Sales m/m, Forecast: 0.4%, Previous: 2.1%
2022.05.27 15:00, CAD, Budget Balance, Forecast: $9.992 B, Previous: $5.470 B
2022.05.27 15:00, CAD, Budget Balance, Fiscal Year, Forecast: $-73.046 B, Previous: $-69.819 B
2022.05.27 19:30, CAD, CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions, Previous: -14.5 K
2022.05.30 12:30, CAD, Current Account, Forecast: $7.444 B, Previous: $-0.797 B
2022.05.31 12:30, CAD, GDP m/m, Forecast: 0.0%, Previous: 1.1%
2022.05.31 12:30, CAD, GDP q/q, Forecast: 1.4%, Previous: 1.6%
2022.05.31 12:30, CAD, GDP Implicit Price Index q/q, Forecast: 3.1%, Previous: 1.6%
2022.05.31 12:30, CAD, GDP y/y, Forecast: 4.0%, Previous: 4.5%
2022.05.31 12:30, CAD, GDP Annualized q/q, Forecast: 5.7%, Previous: 6.7%
2022.06.01 13:30, CAD, S&P Global Manufacturing PMI, Forecast: 57.6, Previous: 56.2
2022.06.01 14:00, CAD, BoC Interest Rate Decision, Previous: 1.00%
2022.06.01 14:00, CAD, BoC Rate Statement
2022.06.02 12:30, CAD, Building Permits m/m, Forecast: 6.1%, Previous: -9.3%
2022.06.02 14:45, CAD, BoC Deputy Governor Beaudry Speech

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions -14.5 K 17 May 2022 -5.4 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $46.938 B Mar 2022 $7.493 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $-23.983 B Mar 2022 $-9.914 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annualized q/q 6.7% 4 Q 2021 5.5% Quarterly
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 1.6% 4 Q 2021 1.2% Quarterly
GDP m/m 1.1% Feb 2022 0.2% Monthly
GDP q/q 1.6% 4 Q 2021 1.3% Quarterly
GDP y/y 4.5% Feb 2022 3.6% Monthly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
ADP Nonfarm Employment Change 19.2 K Dec 2021 102.1 K Monthly
Employment Change 15.3 K Apr 2022 72.5 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change -31.6 K Apr 2022 92.7 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q -0.5% 4 Q 2021 -1.2% Quarterly
Participation Rate 65.3% Apr 2022 65.4% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change 47.1 K Apr 2022 -20.3 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.2% Apr 2022 5.3% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Common CPI y/y 3.2% Apr 2022 3.0% Monthly
Core CPI m/m 0.7% Apr 2022 1.0% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 5.7% Apr 2022 5.5% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.6% Apr 2022 1.4% Monthly
CPI y/y 6.8% Apr 2022 6.7% Monthly
IPPI m/m 0.8% Apr 2022 3.4% Monthly
IPPI y/y 16.4% Apr 2022 17.9% Monthly
Median CPI y/y 4.4% Apr 2022 4.0% Monthly
RMPI m/m -2.0% Apr 2022 11.8% Monthly
RMPI y/y 38.4% Apr 2022 42.6% Monthly
Trimmed CPI y/y 5.1% Apr 2022 4.8% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.00% 0.50%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-0.797 B 4 Q 2021 $0.808 B Quarterly
Exports $63.628 B Mar 2022 $59.839 B Monthly
Imports $61.143 B Mar 2022 $56.758 B Monthly
Trade Balance $2.486 B Mar 2022 $3.081 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Budget Balance $5.470 B Feb 2022 $-5.176 B Monthly
Budget Balance, Fiscal Year $-69.819 B Feb 2022 $-75.289 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m -9.3% Mar 2022 24.6% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 82.9% 4 Q 2021 81.7% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q 3.8% 4 Q 2021 -0.5% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 66.3 Apr 2022 74.2 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 68.0 Apr 2022 68.4 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m 2.5% Mar 2022 5.1% Monthly
S&P Global Manufacturing PMI 56.2 Apr 2022 58.9 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m 0.3% Mar 2022 -0.3% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m 2.1% Feb 2022 2.9% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m 0.1% Feb 2022 3.3% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 267.330 K Apr 2022 248.389 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m 0.3% Apr 2022 1.2% Monthly