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Economic Indicators

Countries & Regions



Statistics Canada
Canadian statistics, reports and analysis on a wide range of topics.  e.g. Economic IndicatorsImports and exports. For help please see Statistics Canada’s Finding and Using Statistics guide.


Census @ Statistics Canada
Censuses 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011 including Health and Community Profiles. Public access.


Statistics Canada Data
Statistics Canada data from selected data from Census and socioeconomic surveys that can be displayed in simple tables or maps. Public access.


The most detailed statistical source for Canadian social and economic data. Same data as Statistics Canada above with some additional options for subsetting and visualizing data. TMU faculty, staff and students only.


Canadian Financial Markets Research Centre ( CFMRC) through CHASS

Includes daily and monthly Toronto Stock Exchange trading information about specific securities as well as information on "price adjustments" such as dividends, stock splits, recapitalizations, etc. The database also includes daily and monthly indexes containing information on daily and monthly index levels as well as selected other financial markets information. 


Trade Analyzer through CHASS

web interfaces for Canadian International Merchandise Trade (CIMT) database and World trade database produced by Statistics Canada, International Trade Division. 


Other useful government/organization sites: 


Bank of Canada

Global Affairs Canada

Export Development Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada



   Example - Ontario Fall Economic Statement (Ontario Ministry of Finance)



   Example - Toronto Economic Dashboard (Toronto municipal government)



See also other resources :


Statistics and Data guide,

Business Guide on PESTEL (acronym for Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental (or ecological) and Legal factors of the macro-environment of a company's operations.)


Department of Economics:

Economics Help Centre 


Financial Markets

Balance of Payments

Interest Rates