Technical supplement for the April 2020 Consumer Price Index.: CS62-0014/2020-6E-PDF

"The COVID-19 outbreak, declared a pandemic on March 11, has caused federal, provincial/territorial and municipal governments across Canada to take measures to limit its spread and reduce its impact. By April, all provinces and territories had declared a state of public health emergency and measures were enacted across the country to restrict the movement of people, order the temporary closure of businesses and introduce payment deferral programs to reduce the financial impact on consumers. The collection and compilation of the April 2020 Consumer Price Index (CPI) were impacted by these measures as in-person field collection was conducted remotely, and imputation strategies were required to address an increased number of temporary business closures and out-of-stock products. These strategies were implemented according to international guidelines, and following consultation with other national statistical organizations"--Background, page 3.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Statistics Canada, issuing body.
Title Technical supplement for the April 2020 Consumer Price Index.
Series title [Prices analytical series], 1706-7723 ; [no. 2020006]
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Later edition Technical supplement for the May 2020 Consumer Price Index.
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Supplément technique pour l'Indice des prix à la consommation d'avril 2020.
Cover title.
Issued also in HTML format.
"Release date: May 19, 2020."
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Statistics Canada = Statistique Canada, 2020.
Description 1 online resource (6 pages).
ISBN 9780660348612
Catalogue number
  • CS62-0014/2020-6E-PDF
Departmental catalogue number 62F0014M
Subject terms Consumer price indexes -- Canada -- Methodology.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- Canada.
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- -- Economic aspects -- Canada.
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