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The Importance of Data Visualisation

Data visualisation – the visual representation of data in charts and graphs – has grown in popularity as an effective form of communication between media outlets and research organisations to the general public.

Partnering to Hack Homelessness (P2H²) Hackathon

Join the fun and attend the Partnering to Hack Homelessness (P2H²) Hackathon in Ottawa! The event runs on Friday, Nov 18 to Sunday, Nov 20. Attendance is open to everyone of all ages and backgrounds. 

Today is International Inuit Day

International Inuit Day is November 7! In total, approximately 155,000 Inuit live across Canada, Greenland, Alaska and Russia.

Transform the Sector Conference on February 23, 2017

Nonprofit organizations, governments and foundations are increasingly dependent on digital data to inform their strategies, monitor their progress, manage their operations, and pursue their missions.

Community Snapshot - Parent Resource Centre

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!

Canada's population has grown 1.2% during the year 2015/2016

According to preliminary estimates, Canada's population was 36,286,425 on July 1, 2016, an increase of 437,815 or 1.2% during the year 2015/2016. In absolute numbers, such an increase had not been recorded since 1988/1989 (+485,034)!

Some more highlights for 2015/2016:

New Fillable DIY Infographics

We have new fillable PDF templates for creating customized Community Infographics! These of DIY Community Infographic templates are designed by the CCSD and offer CDP members an easy-to-use tool to report on a number of important social development themes.

Statistics Canada's Finding Education Data Webinar

Register for a free webinar from Statistics Canada on Finding Education Data, in English and French! Learn useful tips on how to access education data on Statistics Canada's website. Limited spaces available so register early!