Skip to main content
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.
We are pleased to share the 2018 Ottawa Community Wellbeing Report, which was prepared with information from the Community Data Program.
Statistics Canada is delighted that James Tebrake, Director General, from the Macroeconomic Accounts Branch will be presenting a free online learning session on:
The current federal labour standards were established in the 1960s and have not been changed since. Now that there is significant economic and techonological changes affecting work today, these standards need to be updated!
From the EconoUs website: What is EconoUs? EconoUs2018 builds on the long history of successful national conferences organized by the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) and p
The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, a learning resournce on Indigenous lands, languange and culture in Canada was finally lauched after 2 years of community input and research.
Notes from the last Data Purchase and Access Working Group meeting is now up! The agenda from this meeting:
From the Backgrounder: Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy
Statistics Canada continues to make its data more accessible and dynamic with the launch of Food Stats, a comprehensive one-stop shop for statistical information on food.
OECD released this report called Divided Cities, Understanding Intra-urban Inequalities, providing an "assessment of spatial inequalities and segregation in cities and metropolitan areas from multiple perspectives.
Last week was the Community Data Program’s Annual Meeting, hosted by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health in Guelph, Ontario.
A new study looks at measurements of happiness in Canadian communities and finds that the old saying is true: money isn’t everything.
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, a CDP Member Organization, is carrying out the Fort McMurray region’s first official population count since the mass evacuation during the May 2016 wildfire.