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Census: Chat with an expert

This Wednesday (Nov 29) Statistics Canada will release the final installment of the 2016 Census data. This release will include education, labour, journey to work, language of work, mobility and migration. CDP will prepare a summary for members on Wednesday.

Community Data in the News: Kingston’s Cheryl Hitchen

Consortium Lead Cheryl Hitchen (also Kingston's manager of social policy and strategic development) is making news with a data-based proposal to replace senior discounts with discounts for low-income residents.

2021 Census of Population Content Consultation

CDP members, and the public at large, have until Dec 8 to provide feedback for the next census. Let Statistics Canada know how you use the census and what information would be helpful for your community to have.

From Statistics Canada:

Halton: Data Workshop

Halton Region data folks- check out “Making Data Work For Your,” a Community Development Halton workshop.

Ted Hildebrandt, Director of Social Planning is presenting. Topics include: Halton’s changing demographics, the purpose of statistics, and practical ways to use data.

Winnipeg: Talking Stats Event

Those of you around Winnipeg may want to check out "Canadian agriculture: evolution and innovation," a presentation and panel discussion from Statistics Canada.

Statistics Canada online learning session

Next week, Statistics Canada is offering a free online learning session on the 2016 Census of Population – Immigration, Ethnocultural Diversity and Housing. This webinar will provide a helpful introduction to the data released last week.

October Census Release

Just released: Data on Aboriginal peoples, immigration and ethnocultural diversity, and housing from the 2016 Census program.

Chronic Low Income Among Immigrants in Canada and its Communities

The study Chronic Low Income Among Immigrants in Canada and its Communities provides new evidence on the incidence of chronic low income among immigrants aged 25 or older during the 2000s as well as variations across 29 Canadian cities and regions.

2021 Census of Population Content Consultation

Statistics Canada is conducting a public consultation on the 2021 Census of Population from September to December 2017. We encourage you to participate in this online consultation and to forward information about the consultation to other census data users.

Open Government Events!

From Open Government:

September is a month for back to school, fresh starts and back to work! We hope you have enjoyed plenty of fun in the sun this summer! Here’s a peak at some of what we have been working on lately.

Your Chance to Get Involved