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Canadian Industrial Profiles

Looking for a quick snapshot of a Canadian industry?

These brief profiles look at smaller industries not covered in a Canadian Industrial Outlook report. Updated annually, these two-page profiles include a five-year forecast of key economic indicators (GDP, employment, prices, investment, revenues, profits, and costs), an overview of the main industry trends, and a SWOT analysis.

Each profile is available on e-Library, either through a subscription or individual purchase.

Industry Coverage

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Primary Sector

  • Animal production
  • Crop produciton*
  • Oil and gas field services


  • Cement, glass and ceramic
  • Chemicals
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Fabricated metals
  • Furniture
  • Machinery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics and rubber
  • Printing and support activities
  • Textiles and apparel

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  • Clothing and department stores
  • Furniture and applicances
  • Grocery stores
  • Home improvement stores
  • Wholesale trade

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  • Accounting*
  • Advertising*
  • Consulting*
  • Engineering*
  • Transportation and warehousing
  • Waste management*

*Coming soon

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