The Crowdsourcing Project has started in Ottawa and Gatineau! Help Statistics Canada create an open source of information by using your local knowledge of the neighbourhood in the Open Street Map tool. You and other members of the public will be able to input the location, physical attributes and other features of local buildings.
The Parent Resource Centre has made Community Profiles for the Eastern Region of Ontario. These Profiles are intended to provide parents, professionals, and the general public with a snapshot of factors that contribute to early childhood developmental outcomes. Take a quick look below!
Statistics Canada reported a net growth of 67,200 jobs in September this year, the largest increase since 59.800 hires in October two years ago! Full-time employment totalled 23,000 and part-time 44,100. Most of the job gains came from Quebec, Alberta and New Brunswick.
Additional questions were added to the Labour Force Survey (LFS) following the last two federal elections to examine the voting patterns of Canadian citizens. Between 2011 and 2015, the turnout rate jumped from 61.1% to 68.3%! In 2015, more than 20 million citizens reported having voted in the federal election, compared with about 17.4 million in 2011.