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.
From the Globe and Mail:
30 Years in 60 Minutes: The Story of Quebec’s Social Economy February 19 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm Eastern Time
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.
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:
2019 marks CCEDNet’s 20th anniversary, but the movement for fair and inclusive economies stretches back much further...
January 16 at 3 pm EST/12 pm PST//7 am on 1/17 AEDT
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development is is seeking members to fill the planned establishment of a National Advisory Council on Poverty (hereinafter referred to as “the Advisory Council”) to advise the Minister of Families, Children and Social Deve
Recently, the CDP hosted a webinar with the Canadian Housing Statistics Program (CHSP), a program based on administrative data. With some new 2018 data, their StatCan daily release includes the following information:
YouthfulCities has launched their first-ever YouthfulCities
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:
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.
CIHI’s Measuring Health Inequalities: A Toolkit NEW! Why is information on health inequalities so important? Because it can help improve health and health care service delivery for all Canadians.
There is controversy over Statistics Canada’s plan to obtain personal banking records - exposing a growing concern over the reliability of the data currently produced by Canada’s statistics agency.
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!
Community Data Program (CDP) will deliver a webinar-based tutorial workshop on Census Target Group Profile tables and the new "Individual Target Group Profiles Data Investigation Template" that will be made available to CDP members.
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
The region of York used Statistics Canada's 2016 Census to analyze the distribution of recent immigrants by local municipality and has gained a few interesting insights:
Three upcoming free online learning sessions on: 1. **NEW** The Socio-Economic Situation of Canadians: A Generational Perspective 2. The 2016 Census of Population – Geography & Maps
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 Some topics that will be covered: - Population growth measurem
Part of annual conferences held across Canada to convene and bolster the Open Data movement. Emerging topics this year include:
Webinar Discussion of the challenges faced when measuring and analyzing the economy in an increasingly digitalized world. Speaker: James Tebrake, the Director General from the Macroeconomic Accounts Branch Duration: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Free information session in person or online on cannabis statistics, hosted by Statistical Information Service, Statistics Canada. Overview of how Statistics Canada is preparing its social and economics statistical systems for the impending legalization.