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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.
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. 
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.
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.
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:
211 Ontario has a comprehensive set of data from the non-profit sector! Watch this webinar to learn more!
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
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.
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
The public service is the largest employer in Nunavut.
The government will spend nearly $300 million over the next decade to collect data about the housing market. 
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.
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:
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
Statistics Canada got its open data report card last week.
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).
Let's get visual!
In this video, we show you how to extract data from the CCHS PUMF!
The Canadian Council on Social Development has added another consortium to the Community Data Program! The Nova Scotia Community Data Consortium will be led by the Province of Nova Scotia'
The Transform the Sector conference held last Thursday February 23rd in Toronto offered great exchanges on how to advance the social sector's impact through use of data.
Canadian business patterns data provide counts of active establishments by industry classification and employment size categories. The data are compiled from the Business Register, which is a repository of information on the Canadian business population. 
Research shows that rising income inequality can give way to populist and protectionist movements and result in political uncertainty. Brexit and the results of the US election are clear manifestations of these dynamics at play.
There were about 3.4 million girls aged 17 and under in Canada on July 1, 2016, accounting for about one-fifth of Canada's female population.
The Low Income Lines, Table 1 and 2 for 1992-2016, have been added to the catalogue! Download the product here:
The Data purchase and access working group (DPAWG) helps the Community Data Program management team identify data needs, improve data access, acquire data, and and address related technical concerns.