CANSIM Webinar from Statistics Canada on April 26, 2017

Statistics Canada is delighted to invite you to a free online learning session on CANSIM!

Learn useful tips on how to access data from CANSIM, Statistics Canada’s key socioeconomic database. Highlights of this webinar include:

  • Searching for data in CANSIM by variable, subject and survey
  • Adding/removing data by selecting from available geographies, variables and reference periods in CANSIM tables
  • Manipulating retrieved data to easily create sums and averages in CANSIM tables
  • Using vectors (unique identifiers) for CANSIM data points
  • Identifying terminated series/archived tables
  • Using metadata (information behind the data), such as classification systems and detailed information for each survey
  • Downloading data

Note: This webinar is in English and is an introductory webinar. It may be too basic for advanced data users.

Date: April 26, 2017

Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time

Advanced registration is required. To register for this session, click HERE. As spaces are limited, please register early!

Important: When registering, please verify that your email address is correct as the system generates an automatic acceptance email.

Once Statistics Canada approve your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session. Joining a meeting is really simple, from work or home. All you need is a computer connected to the Internet, and a phone line.

This session is offered by the Statistical Information Service. Some of the services they offer include:

  • assisting data users with simple and complex data requests
  • offering standard and customized workshops for data users of different levels of expertise
  • engaging in outreach activities through webinars, newsletters and presentations.

If you have any questions about this session or the Statistical Information Service, please feel free to contact Statistics Canada here.