Canada's seasonally adjusted Ivey purchasing managers' index jumped to 63.6 in November from 53.1 in October. Analysts had expected the index to increase to 55.3.
A reading above 50 indicates a rise in the pace of activity, below 50 indicates a contraction in the pace of activity.
The supplier deliveries index was up to 53.4 in November from 51.9 in October, while employment index climbed to 53.8 from 48.3.
The prices index was decreased to 55.2 in November from 61.8 in October, while inventories increased to 58.4 from 46.6.