Edition: September 3, 2013: Issue 35
Issue 13-35: Highlights
The Economy - Wages, salaries and benefits earned by British Columbia workers slipped (-0.4%, seasonally adjusted) between May and June, ending a four-month-long upturn.
Television Broadcasting - Operating revenues in the Canadian television broadcasting sector totalled $7.6 billion in 2012, up 1.8% from the previous year.
Labour Productivity by Firm Size - Labour productivity (GDP per hour worked) in large Canadian firms (those with at least 500 employees) averaged $71.6 per hour in 2008, well above the levels in mid-sized ($42.3/hour) and small ($34.6/hour) firms.
The Nation - The Canadian economy continued to grow at a steady rate in the second quarter, with real GDP increasing 0.4% (seasonally adjusted, chained 2007 dollars).
- Apprenticeship Student Outcomes (APPSO) Survey
- Baccalaureate Graduate Survey
- BC Labour Market Agreement Outcomes Survey
- BC Public Service Exit Survey
- BC Transit Work Environment Survey 2013
- Developmental Student Outcomes (DEVSO) Survey
- Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Student Outcomes (DACSO) Survey
- FrontCounter BC Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
- 360° Tool
- Wildlife Management Branch Work Environment Survey 2013
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- Worker compensation slips (-0.4%) in June
- Investment in new housing down 5.4% in June
- Canadian labour productivity highest in large firms, but growing faster in small businesses
Did You Know
In 2012, there were 91,400 British Columbians employed as teachers or professors. Most (62%) of them were women. Data Source: Statistics Canada