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Statistics Canada
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Survey of Household Spending (Statistics Canada current)
statistics on spending habits, dwelling characteristics and household purchases by Canadians
1997-2011 historical standard tables 

Conference Board e-library
data and reports on national, provincial and metropolitan economic trends, also forecasts and industries. Filter by 'Topic' (menu on left) and see 'Metropolitan' for city and regional demographics and stats. Free registration required. 
Economic Research
reports, current economic indicators, sector analysis, opinion from the research departments of the major Canadian banks.
See 'The Economy' tab on the main Business guide

Passport (Euromonitor)
global country demographics and economic conditions; consumer lifestyle profiles

<odesi> - data service of scholars portal
contains over 3,655 Canadian and international datasets for the social sciences,from Statistics Canada to public opinion polls (CORA Canadian Opinion Research Archive)

Daily highlights and analysis of key economic, political and market developments by country and region. Briefings on implications for business. Launch the Data Tool to build reports and download historical and current country and industry economic data.
United States Census Bureau
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Pew Research Center (U.S.)
public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research
numbers and facts about current issues, attitudes and trends