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Community Data Program Annual Meeting 2017 This year's Annual Meeting was held in Kingston. It was a wonderful event with lots of discussion and ideas! Thank you to those who joined online!
06/20/2017
The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, excluding overtime pay, tips, and incentive and performance pay. Wages varied notably across occupations and geographic regions.
06/15/2017
If you are in Winnipeg, MB, on June 12-13, 2017... join the 2017 CIC Community Indicators Symposium.  The focus is on Engaging Values / Effective Methods: Rooting Indicators in Community Aspirations.
06/08/2017
Data Power 2017 is a two-day, international conference organized by Carleton and Sheffield universities. It follows the successful 2015 conference, held in the UK.
06/07/2017
Here's a new report from HUMA on poverty! The HUMA committee is the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.  The committee reports to the House of Commons on the following matters:
06/02/2017
Now there's a video series that captures the highlights of Transform the Sector 2017!
05/31/2017
Miss out on any of the webinars hosted by Environics Analytics? You can view the event recording and download the presentation here: http://www.environicsanalytics.ca/footer/webcasts EA's webcasts:
05/12/2017
Join the Open Government Office as they take you on a journey through the Open Data publishing process! This interactive training session will take you through the steps required to turn your ministry's or agency's data into Open Data as required by the Open Data Directive.
05/11/2017
Canadian agriculture has grown with the country Total farm sales reached $69.4 billion in 2015, as Canada remains one of the world leading exporters of agriculture products.
05/10/2017
On May 3rd 2017, Statistics Canada will publish the second series of results from the 2016 Census of Population. This will focus on the age and sex distribution of the Canadian population and on the types of dwellings in 2016. 
05/02/2017
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the Ontario Basic Income Pilot (OBIP) will give up to 4,000 low-income earners in Hamilton, Lindsay and Thunder Bay a basic annual income of $17,000.
04/28/2017
Statistics Canada will release the second wave of data from the 2016 Census on May 3, covering the age and sex composition of Canada’s population, dwelling types and the makeup of those living in group housing.
04/21/2017
Statistics Canada is delighted to invite you to a free online learning session on CANSIM! Learn useful tips on how to access data from CANSIM, Statistics Canada’s key socioeconomic database. Highlights of this webinar include:
04/12/2017
211 Ontario has a comprehensive set of data from the non-profit sector! Watch this webinar to learn more!
04/11/2017
Randall Bartlett, chief economist at the University of Ottawa’s Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD), calls StatsCan data the closest thing Canadians have to the “gospel truth.” However, “much of this data is released with a signif
04/04/2017
Canada 2020 has released a new paper examining the ways open government, big data and predictive analytics are about to transform the way policy is made in Canada.
03/28/2017
It’s been a month since the Transform the Sector, but Powered by Data still feel energized by the conference after seeing 300 people from government, foundations, and nonprofits come together with international and Canadian experts to discu
03/27/2017
The public service is the largest employer in Nunavut.
03/27/2017
The government will spend nearly $300 million over the next decade to collect data about the housing market. 
03/23/2017
Did you miss out on the Data Visualization Webinar? We have it recorded for you to watch or re-fresh your memory! Watch the video below! Downloads for the webinar can be found on the Events page.
03/21/2017
New products in the catalogue are the 2014 tables for Labour Income and Economic Dependency. Previous years (2012 and 2013) are also available in the catalogue. Follow the links below to download:
03/16/2017
In celebration of the country's 150th birthday, Statistics Canada is presenting snapshots from our rich statistical history! Women's employment rates and gender wage differences
03/14/2017
Statistics Canada got its open data report card last week.
03/09/2017
The Government of Canada is renewing its approach to open and transparent government. An open consultation was held to develop a new vision for open government, as well as Canada's Third Biennial Plan to the Open Government Partnership (2016-18).
03/08/2017