Canadian Economic Calendar - October 2022

DateStatisticForCurrent MonthPrevious Month
Monday, October 3, 2022Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI 9:30 a.m. SeptManufacturing PMI in Canada increased to 49.8 points in September from 48.7 points in August. The S&P Global Canada Manufacturing PMI fell to 48.7 in August of 2022, down from 52.5 in July
Wednesday, October 5, 2022Building Permits: 8:30amAugThe total value of building permits in Canada increased 11.9% in August to $12.5 billion. The total value of building permits in Canada sank 6.6% over the month to $11.2 billion in July of 2022
Wednesday, October 5, 2022Canadian International Merchandise Trade: 8:30amAugIn August, Canada's merchandise exports decreased 2.9%, while imports fell 1.7%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade surplus with the world narrowed from $2.4 billion in July to $1.5 billion in August. This is the lowest monthly trade surplus observed to date in 2022.In July, Canada's merchandise exports decreased 2.8%, while imports were down 1.8%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade surplus with the world narrowed from $4.9 billion in June to $4.1 billion in July. So far in 2022, trade surpluses have been observed in every month.
Thursday, October 6, 2022IVEY Purchasing Managers Index: 10:00amSeptThe index registered at 59.5 in September, much lower than its 60.9 reading in August, and way off its 70.4 status in September 2021. The index registered at 60.9 in August, a sharp increase from July's 49.6, but still below the 66 figure from August 2021
Friday, October 7, 2022Labour Force Survey: 8:30amSept---Employment declined by 40,000 (-0.2%) in August, and the unemployment rate rose by 0.5 percentage points to 5.4%.
Friday, October 14, 2022Wholesale Trade: 8:30amAug---Wholesale sales fell 0.6% in July, largely due to declines in the personal and household goods subsector.
Friday, October 14, 2022CREAstats - MLS Sales: 8:30amSept---National home sales edged down 1% on a month-over-month basis in August. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) monthly activity came in 24.7% below August 2021.
Friday, October 14, 2022Monthly Survey of Manufacturing: 8:30amAug---Manufacturing sales dropped 0.9% in July, mainly on lower sales of primary metals and petroleum and coal products industries.
Friday, October 14, 2022New Motor Vehicle Sales: 7:30amAug---Canadian auto sales were down 16.2% in July to 130,480 units.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022Housing Starts: 8:15amSept---Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the trend in housing starts was 267,309 units in August 2022, up from 264,467 units in July 2022.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022Canada's International Transactions in Securities: 8:30amAug---Both foreign investment in Canadian securities and Canadian investment in foreign securities resumed in July, following significant divestments in June. Foreign investors acquired $14.8 billion of Canadian securities, while Canadian investors added $4.3 billion of foreign securities to their holdings.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022Industrial Product Price Index: 8:30amSept---The Industrial Product Price Index declined 1.2% month over month in August. Year over year, the Industrial Product Price Index increased 10.6%.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022Consumer Price Index: 8:30amSept---The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 7.0% on a year-over-year basis in August, down from a 7.6% gain in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.1% in August.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022Raw Materials Price Index: 8:30amSept---The Raw Materials Price Index fell 4.2% on a monthly basis in August and increased 17.6% year over year.
Friday, October 21, 2022Retail Trade: 8:30amAug---Retail sales decreased 2.5% to $61.3 billion in July, the first decline in seven months.
Friday, October 21, 2022New Housing Price Index: 8:30amSept---In August, new home prices for Canada increased 0.1% for the second consecutive month
Wednesday, October 26, 2022BoC Interest Rate Decision: 10:00amOct---The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 3.25%, with the Bank Rate at 3.5% and the deposit rate at 3.25%.
Thursday, October 27, 2022Payroll Employment, Earnings and Hours: 8:30amAug---The number of employees receiving pay or benefits from their employer—measured by the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours—edged up by 12,900 (+0.1%) in July, bringing the total increase to nearly 1.3 million (+7.9%) since July 2021.
Friday, October 28, 2022GDP: 8:30amAug---Real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in July, led by goods-producing industries.
  • Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, October 3, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    Manufacturing PMI in Canada increased to 49.8 points in September from 48.7 points in August.

    Previous Month:
    The S&P Global Canada Manufacturing PMI fell to 48.7 in August of 2022, down from 52.5 in July
  • Building Permits: 8:30am

    Wednesday, October 5, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    The total value of building permits in Canada increased 11.9% in August to $12.5 billion.

    Previous Month:
    The total value of building permits in Canada sank 6.6% over the month to $11.2 billion in July of 2022
  • Canadian International Merchandise Trade: 8:30am

    Wednesday, October 5, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    In August, Canada's merchandise exports decreased 2.9%, while imports fell 1.7%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade surplus with the world narrowed from $2.4 billion in July to $1.5 billion in August. This is the lowest monthly trade surplus observed to date in 2022.

    Previous Month:
    In July, Canada's merchandise exports decreased 2.8%, while imports were down 1.8%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade surplus with the world narrowed from $4.9 billion in June to $4.1 billion in July. So far in 2022, trade surpluses have been observed in every month.
  • IVEY Purchasing Managers Index: 10:00am

    Thursday, October 6, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    The index registered at 59.5 in September, much lower than its 60.9 reading in August, and way off its 70.4 status in September 2021.

    Previous Month:
    The index registered at 60.9 in August, a sharp increase from July's 49.6, but still below the 66 figure from August 2021
  • Labour Force Survey: 8:30am

    Friday, October 7, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Employment declined by 40,000 (-0.2%) in August, and the unemployment rate rose by 0.5 percentage points to 5.4%.
  • Wholesale Trade: 8:30am

    Friday, October 14, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Wholesale sales fell 0.6% in July, largely due to declines in the personal and household goods subsector.
  • CREAstats - MLS Sales: 8:30am

    Friday, October 14, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    National home sales edged down 1% on a month-over-month basis in August. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) monthly activity came in 24.7% below August 2021.
  • Monthly Survey of Manufacturing: 8:30am

    Friday, October 14, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Manufacturing sales dropped 0.9% in July, mainly on lower sales of primary metals and petroleum and coal products industries.
  • New Motor Vehicle Sales: 7:30am

    Friday, October 14, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Canadian auto sales were down 16.2% in July to 130,480 units.
  • Housing Starts: 8:15am

    Tuesday, October 18, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the trend in housing starts was 267,309 units in August 2022, up from 264,467 units in July 2022.
  • Canada's International Transactions in Securities: 8:30am

    Tuesday, October 18, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Both foreign investment in Canadian securities and Canadian investment in foreign securities resumed in July, following significant divestments in June. Foreign investors acquired $14.8 billion of Canadian securities, while Canadian investors added $4.3 billion of foreign securities to their holdings.
  • Industrial Product Price Index: 8:30am

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    The Industrial Product Price Index declined 1.2% month over month in August. Year over year, the Industrial Product Price Index increased 10.6%.
  • Consumer Price Index: 8:30am

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 7.0% on a year-over-year basis in August, down from a 7.6% gain in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.1% in August.
  • Raw Materials Price Index: 8:30am

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    The Raw Materials Price Index fell 4.2% on a monthly basis in August and increased 17.6% year over year.
  • Retail Trade: 8:30am

    Friday, October 21, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Retail sales decreased 2.5% to $61.3 billion in July, the first decline in seven months.
  • New Housing Price Index: 8:30am

    Friday, October 21, 2022

    For: Sept

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    In August, new home prices for Canada increased 0.1% for the second consecutive month
  • BoC Interest Rate Decision: 10:00am

    Wednesday, October 26, 2022

    For: Oct

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 3.25%, with the Bank Rate at 3.5% and the deposit rate at 3.25%.
  • Payroll Employment, Earnings and Hours: 8:30am

    Thursday, October 27, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    The number of employees receiving pay or benefits from their employer—measured by the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours—edged up by 12,900 (+0.1%) in July, bringing the total increase to nearly 1.3 million (+7.9%) since July 2021.
  • GDP: 8:30am

    Friday, October 28, 2022

    For: Aug

    Current Month:
    ---

    Previous Month:
    Real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in July, led by goods-producing industries.