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New data - Canadian Business Counts Dec 2016

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. 

Women in Canada - The Girl Child

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.

DPAWG Meeting Notes from Feb 2, 2017

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.

It's International Development Week!

International Development Week (IDW) runs from February 5 to 11, 2017 to celebrate Canadian contributions to poverty reduction in the developing world, and engage Canadians to learn about those efforts. Since its inception in 1991, IDW has become a uniquely Canadian tradition.

2021 Census content consultation

Statistics Canada is currently preparing for the 2021 Census content consultation, scheduled to run from September to December 2017.

Taxfiler data at the CSD level

NEW: Taxfiler data at the CSD level are now available for select tables! Click on the year to be directed to the product page.

Taxfiler (T1FF) - Family Data:

ViVA - Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics

ViVA is a joint research institute between Simon Fraser University (SFU), the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), dedicated to effective and innovative education and knowledge enrichment.

Parent sponsorship no longer first-come, first-serve

As of January 3rd, 2017, Canadians can fill out an online form to indicate their desire to sponsor a parent or grandparent. From those forms, immigration officials will randomly draw 10,000 individuals who will then be asked to submit full applications within 90 days.