International Development Week (IDW) runs from February 5 to 11, 2017 to celebrate Canadian contributions to poverty reduction in the developing world, and engage Canadians to learn about those efforts. Since its inception in 1991, IDW has become a uniquely Canadian tradition.
Statistics Canada is currently preparing for the 2021 Census content consultation, scheduled to run from September to December 2017.
The Canadian Press reports:
There is a Call for Proposals due on February 15, 2017 for Community Indicators!
Recently, The Guardian published an article about the declining ability of statistics to accurately represent the world. Private companies are taking over and controlling big data – and putting democracy in peril.
NEW: Taxfiler data at the CSD level are now available for select tables! Click on the year to be directed to the product page.
Taxfiler (T1FF) - Family Data:
ViVA is a joint research institute between Simon Fraser University (SFU), the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), dedicated to effective and innovative education and knowledge enrichment.
Here are some Open Government news and updates!
If you missed the first Tax Filer Data webinar session on Wednesday, January 18th, then join us on Wednesday, February 1st for a second session!
Between July 2016 and February 2017, Employment and Social Development Canada will be consulting with Canadians on accessibility legislation.