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Canadian Federal Government: Business and Banking

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2018 9:18 AM

Business and Banking

  • Bank of Canada
    Contains information on Canadian currency, interest rates, monetary policy, and selected economic statistics from 1990-present. The Publications and Research section  contains the last ten years of working papers and technical reports, available full-text in PDF format.
  • Canadian Company Capabilities (Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada)
    Search for company names by names, industry, and specialized directories.  Additional information covers resources for businesses, consumers, and forms, reports and guides.
  • Canadian Economic Observer (Statistics Canada)
    Lockwood 3rd Floor  CAN CS 11-010 (1988+ with gaps)
    Includes articles about the Canadian economy and statistical updates. 
  • Canadian Economic Observer Historical Supplement
    Lockwood 3rd Floor  CAN CS 11-210  (2004/2005 - 2010/2011)
    Cumulates statistics from the Canadian Economic Observer into historical time series.
  • Canadian Importers Database (Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada) 
    Retrieve data about Canadian importers by products, cities, and countries.
  • Economic Accounts (Statistics Canada)
    Presents current summaries of the national, provincial, and territorial economies. 
  • Market Research Handbook (Statistics Canada)
    Lockwood 3rd floor  CAN CS 63-224 (1991+ with gaps)
    A statistical summary of Canadian local and national markets. Topics cover population; labor and income; housing; macroeconomic and financial indicators; trade; business and industry; and selected census data.
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada
    Promotes Canadian domestic investment and innovation in industry, as well as Canadian foreign trade. Web site topics cover company directories; foreign trade; economic analysis; business finance; legislation; employment; consumer information; starting a business; researching markets; managing people; electronic commerce and the environment.
  • FP Markets: Canadian Demographics (Financial Post)
    Lockwood HC 111 F46 (1999+; most recent in Reference)
    Compiles population, income, and retail sales data for cities in each province.

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Canada Business Network: Government Services for Entrepreneurs (Canada Business)
A subject portal for Canadian business people. Topics cover starting and financing businesses; foreign trade; taxation; regulations; and business research.


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