Holiday greetings from the Canadian Council on Social Development and the Community Data Program Team!
Call for Proposals: Spring Community Indicators Symposium
Winnipeg, MB - Canada
June 12 & 13, 2017
Based on data from the 2014 General Social Survey, this is the first Statistics Canada study that examines the characteristics associated with being a victim of cyberbullying or cyberstalking and various indicators of trust, personal behaviour and mental health.
The notes from the last Training and Capacity Building Working Group meeting have been posted to the site.
From May to November 2016, Global Affairs Canada held open consultations with the public to help shape an new international assistance policy.
Here are some highlights (points that repeatedly came up) from the consultation events and written submissions:
The increase in federal health transfers to the provinces will be held to 3% this year instead of 6% - a cost-saving measure the government is keeping as negotiations for another health-care accord go on.
The Data purchase and access working group (DPAWG) helps the Community Data Program management team identify data needs, improve data access, acquire data, and and address related technical concerns.
Taxfiler data, or T1-derived datasets, are generated from individal tax files from the Canada Revenue Agency from the Income Statistics Division of Statistics Canada. These datasets are published on a yearly basis and are an increasingly important source of Canada-wide income data.
The Government of Canada tabled its Fall Economic Statement, which proposed: