Economic calendar and indicators of Canada

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annualized q/q 9.6% 4 Q 2020 40.6% Quarterly
GDP q/q 2.3% 4 Q 2020 8.9% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 7.5% Mar 2021 8.2% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.2% Feb 2021 1.6% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25%
Trade Balance $1.039 B Feb 2021 $1.206 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2021.04.09 12:30, CAD, Employment Change, Actual: 303.1 K, Forecast: 45.1 K, Previous: 259.2 K
2021.04.09 12:30, CAD, Full-Time Employment Change, Actual: 175.4 K, Previous: 88.2 K
2021.04.09 12:30, CAD, Part-Time Employment Change, Actual: 127.8 K, Previous: 171.0 K
2021.04.09 12:30, CAD, Unemployment Rate, Actual: 7.5%, Forecast: 8.8%, Previous: 8.2%
2021.04.09 12:30, CAD, Participation Rate, Actual: 65.2%, Forecast: 64.7%, Previous: 64.7%
2021.04.09 19:30, CAD, CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions, Actual: 2.7 K, Previous: 6.5 K
2021.04.12 14:30, CAD, BoC Business Outlook Survey
2021.04.15 12:30, CAD, Manufacturing Sales m/m, Forecast: -0.6%, Previous: 3.1%
2021.04.15 12:30, CAD, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change, Forecast: 4.8 K, Previous: -100.8 K
2021.04.16 12:15, CAD, CMHC Housing Starts, Forecast: 240.146 K, Previous: 245.922 K
2021.04.16 12:30, CAD, Foreign Securities Purchases, Previous: $1.269 B
2021.04.16 12:30, CAD, Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians, Previous: $3.538 B
2021.04.16 12:30, CAD, Wholesale Trade m/m, Forecast: -0.6%, Previous: 4.0%
2021.04.16 19:30, CAD, CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions, Previous: 2.7 K

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions 2.7 K 6 Apr 2021 6.5 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $1.269 B Jan 2021 $5.330 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $3.538 B Jan 2021 $26.915 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annualized q/q 9.6% 4 Q 2020 40.6% Quarterly
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 1.1% 4 Q 2020 2.4% Quarterly
GDP m/m 0.7% Jan 2021 0.1% Monthly
GDP q/q 2.3% 4 Q 2020 8.9% Quarterly
GDP y/y -2.3% Jan 2021 -3.0% Monthly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
ADP Nonfarm Employment Change -100.8 K Feb 2021 -65.8 K Monthly
Employment Change 303.1 K Mar 2021 259.2 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change 175.4 K Mar 2021 88.2 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q -2.0% 4 Q 2020 -10.6% Quarterly
Participation Rate 65.2% Mar 2021 64.7% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change 127.8 K Mar 2021 171.0 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 7.5% Mar 2021 8.2% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Common CPI y/y 1.3% Feb 2021 1.3% Monthly
Core CPI m/m 0.3% Feb 2021 0.5% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.2% Feb 2021 1.6% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.5% Feb 2021 0.6% Monthly
CPI y/y 1.1% Feb 2021 1.0% Monthly
IPPI m/m 2.6% Feb 2021 2.3% Monthly
IPPI y/y 7.1% Feb 2021 4.4% Monthly
Median CPI y/y 2.0% Feb 2021 2.0% Monthly
RMPI m/m 6.6% Feb 2021 5.6% Monthly
RMPI y/y 17.1% Feb 2021 5.8% Monthly
Trimmed CPI y/y 1.9% Feb 2021 1.9% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoC Interest Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-7.261 B 4 Q 2020 $-10.493 B Quarterly
Exports $49.856 B Feb 2021 $51.221 B Monthly
Imports $48.817 B Feb 2021 $50.016 B Monthly
Trade Balance $1.039 B Feb 2021 $1.206 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Budget Balance $-20.009 B Jan 2021 $-16.153 B Monthly
Budget Balance, Fiscal Year $-268.181 B Jan 2021 $-248.172 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m 2.1% Feb 2021 6.9% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 79.2% 4 Q 2020 77.4% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q 7.9% 4 Q 2020 54.6% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 72.9 Mar 2021 60.0 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 67.3 Mar 2021 63.1 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m 3.1% Jan 2021 1.3% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 58.5 Mar 2021 54.8 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m 4.0% Jan 2021 -1.1% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m -1.2% Jan 2021 -3.9% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m -1.1% Jan 2021 -3.7% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 245.922 K Feb 2021 284.372 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m 1.9% Feb 2021 0.7% Monthly