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2021 Census of Population Dissemination Consultation

Statistics Canada is conducting a public consultation on the 2021 Census of Population from January 15 to March 31, 2019. We encourage you to participate in this online consultation and forward information about the consultation to other census data users.

Ontario's Government Launches Data Strategy Consultations

Ontario's Government is working for the People by seeking public input for a provincial strategy that will help Ontarians and businesses benefit directly from the data economy, while being confident that their privacy is protected.

In the dark: The cost of Canada’s data deficit

From the Globe and Mail - When it comes to basic data about its own citizens – from divorce rates to driving patterns to labour trends – Canada simply doesn’t have the answers. If information is power, this country has a big problem.

Some captions from the in-depth report:

Where We Stand - The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being

The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-Being is a framework to communicate to Canadians what Canada is like for kids from birth to age 18, track progress for their rights and well-being, and a guide action to address the greatest challenges. 

The Index contains:

2019 Open Government Global Summit Survey

Open Government needs your help!

This year the Government of Canada assumed the role of co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). As part of its role, Canada will be hosting the OGP Global Summit in May 2019.

NFHI's Cross Canada Check-up Report

The NFHI (Neighbourhood Financial Health Index) has just released a new report called Cross Canada Check-up - a look at household financial health across Canada.

Take a look at it here!

Sign up for orientation webinar: CDP catalogue and Beyond 20/20

Community Data Program (CDP) will deliver webinar-based orientation on navigating the CDP catalogue, and the software Beyond 20/20. The orientation will review example projects from that our members have been involved with as well.

When: Tuesday, October 23rd

Reddit AMA – Demography and population statistics

On September 27, 2018, Statistics Canada will release its new Annual Demographic Estimates
Join their data experts for a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) to discuss recent population trends in Canada

Canadian Open Data Summit

Part of annual conferences held across Canada to convene and bolster the Open Data movement. 

Emerging topics this year include: