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HUMA's report - Breaking the Cycle: A Study on Poverty Reduction

Here's a new report from HUMA on poverty! The HUMA committee is the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. 

The committee reports to the House of Commons on the following matters:

Transform the Sector Video Series

Now there's a video series that captures the highlights of Transform the Sector 2017! The series includes a conference summary video as well as videos on open data and funders, administrative data, data capacity and data ethics. The videos are short summaries of the key points covered by the speakers and provide insight into each topic!

Check them out here: http://transform.thesector.ca/tts2017videoseries

Economic Insights: Tracking Recent Changes in Absolute Income Mobility in Canada

From Statistics Canada:

The study is based on data from the Intergenerational Income Database, an administrative database that links children to parents using information on family structure at the time the children were 16 to 19 years of age. It also contains information on the income of children and their parents, from 1978 to 2014.

OPS Open Data Training - online sessions available

Join the Open Government Office as they take you on a journey through the Open Data publishing process! This interactive training session will take you through the steps required to turn your ministry's or agency's data into Open Data as required by the Open Data Directive.

Choose from the following dates and locations:

2016 Census of Agriculture - tables and reference maps

Canadian agriculture has grown with the country

Total farm sales reached $69.4 billion in 2015, as Canada remains one of the world leading exporters of agriculture products. Farms continued to grow in size, with average farm area reaching 820 acres per farm in 2016, eight times larger than in 1871. At the end of the 19th century, when a dozen eggs cost 26 cents and a loaf of bread cost 4 cents (Bank of Canada, 2005, A History of the Canadian Dollar), the average farm made $714 (current dollars) annually, compared with an average of $358,503 per farm in 2015.

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