Northern Policy Institute's State of the North is an annual conference that brings together policy experts and community leaders to explore the state of Northern Ontario from economic, social and environmental perspective.
This year's theme: Responding to Northern Ontario's Demographic Shift
The conference will be held on September 27th and 28th, 2017 in Timmins, Ontario.
Ed Manley, an urban researcher in the UK, decided to take open data from Winnipegand make dot density maps. One shows variation in ethnicity, one shows linguistic variation, and another shows income disparity.
The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, excluding overtime pay, tips, and incentive and performance pay. Wages varied notably across occupations and geographic regions. The data are drawn from the new wage component of the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS), which provides wage information by both detailed occupation and economic region on an annual basis.
Data Power 2017 is a two-day, international conference organized by Carleton and Sheffield universities. It follows the successful 2015 conference, held in the UK. The conference focuses on critical questions about data’s power, reflecting on the social and cultural consequences of data becoming increasingly pervasive in our lives.