CABE Webinar - Firm Size and Economic Performance - Statistics Canada

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Tuesday 25 April 2017, 13:00 - 14:30


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Firm size and Economic Performance

Danny Leung and Ryan Macdonald
Statistics Canada

This presentation focuses on the importance of firm size for understanding the structure and evolution of the Canadian economy.  First, new estimates of GDP by firm size for the business sector and for S-level industries will be examined. These data extend from 2002 to 2013 and include estimates for Canada, and for Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.  Then, estimates of employment turn-over, entry and exit rates by firm size are examined. Of particular interest are rapidly growing small firms and the transition of medium firms to larger or smaller size classes.  Finally, the importance of large firms, both in terms of their contribution to the economy, and their role as a source of economic shocks are examined.

CABE is very pleased to have the research team from Statistics Canada present their results on April 25th.


The webinar will be delivered using WebEx technology. This requires that you have Java enabled on your computer and appropriate Internet access. Slides will be made available after the presentation.  Sound will be available through a phoneline (recommended) and through the computer (mute your computer if using the phone).  Questions can be posted through the Webex Chat.  Login instructions will be sent the evening before the event to all registered subscribers.  You are welcome to have multiple persons attend a session at your organization using one registration,  CABE just needs to cover the marginal cost of phone lines and associated event costs.

Time: 13:00 a.m. (Toronto Time) to 14:30

Date: April 25, 2017

  • There will be no charge for National registrants.
  • Discounted registration is available for local members ($10) to cover phone costs
  • Non-members will be charged $30.


Registration will be through the CABE store at The store will close 24 hours before the session, You must login to the CABE site to register for member discounts. The login details for the webinar will be sent to participants via email roughly 12-24 hours before the event starts. There will be no password required.

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  Contact Webinar Instructions are sent 12-24 hours before the event