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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.
11/05/2018
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!
11/01/2018
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.
10/26/2018
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
10/05/2018
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:
10/04/2018
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
10/01/2018
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
09/26/2018
Part of annual conferences held across Canada to convene and bolster the Open Data movement.  Emerging topics this year include:
09/25/2018
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.
09/20/2018
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.
09/18/2018
We are pleased to share the 2018 Ottawa Community Wellbeing Report, which was prepared with information from the Community Data Program.
09/14/2018
Statistics Canada is delighted that James Tebrake, Director General, from the Macroeconomic Accounts Branch will be presenting a free online learning session on:
09/12/2018
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!
09/10/2018
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
09/07/2018
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.
08/29/2018
Notes from the last Data Purchase and Access Working Group meeting is now up! The agenda from this meeting:
08/23/2018
From the Backgrounder: Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy
08/22/2018
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.
08/15/2018
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.
07/24/2018
Last week was the Community Data Program’s Annual Meeting, hosted by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health in Guelph, Ontario.
05/29/2018
A new study looks at measurements of happiness in Canadian communities and finds that the old saying is true: money isn’t everything.
05/23/2018
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.
05/15/2018
Montreal-based Powered by Data is sharing their new project on administrative data sharing.
05/10/2018
The Community Data Project's Annual Report for the year ending March 31, 2018 is now available.
05/02/2018
Statistics Canada is hosting a “Chat with an Expert” session- Gross domestic product by industry: Provinces and territories, 2017.   From Statistics Canada:
05/01/2018