Department of Finance Canada have released a report titled Measuring What Matters: Toward a Quality of Life Strategy for Canada <
On May 3 at 1:00 pm EDT, Statistics Canada, in collaboration with Nunavut Arctic College (Iqaluit), will be virtually hosting the 2021 Census kick-off event.
On May 6th, 2020 at 3:00pm ET, National Equity Atlas will be holding a webinar to coincide with the launch of their Racial Equity Data Lab, a new space on the Atlas with tools for telling equity stories, including maps, ready-to-use datasets and data visualizations.
Later this month, Statistics Canada will be offering a webinar on the Canadian Housing Statistics Program and an information session on data visualization for free. Both events are being held in English and French and are intended for basic data users.
Community groups in Montreal are urging all levels of government to collect and publicize data on the disproportionate effects of the pandemic on the city's racialized and low-income populations. From CBC:
A new report from Statistics Canada titled Year in Review is showing a large disparity between COVID-19 mortality rates in Canada's most racially diverse neighbourhoods and its neighborhoods with overwhelmingly white populations. From CBC:
The City of Toronto released a new dashboard with data on how people enter and exit the shelter system, known as Shelter System Flow, tha
Statistics Canada is delighted to invite you to our free upcoming webinars: A Brief Overview of Statistics Canada’s Health Data; Demonstration of the Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics Hub; and Retail E-commerce: The COVID-19 Experience.
Every year, Statistics Canada is proud to join our partners and all Canadians in celebrating Black History Month, which honours and celebrates the rich history, achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who have helped to shape this country we all know and love.
Statistics Canada have announced that they are planning to hire 32,000 new employees in preparation for the 2021 Census.
Description: One of the main objectives of statistics is to distill data into information which can be summarized and easily understood. Data visualizations, which include graphs and charts, are powerful ways of doing so.
Canadian Urban Institute says though data-sharing has been improved, more is needed to come up with 'hyper-local' solutions. Jennifer Saltman • Publishing date: Jan 07, 2021 • 3 minute read
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In November and December of this year, Statistics Canada will be offering a webinar on market reasearch and an information session on data visualization for free. Both are being held on multiple dates and are intended for basic data users.
On October 27, 2020, Statistics Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities announced a collaboration to "better leverage the power of timely, trusted, and reliable data to empower communities and enriching the daily lives of Canadians."
On September 23, 2020, Statistics Canada released the Data Literacy Training Initiative. This initiative "provides a wealth of resources for those who are new to data or who have some experience with data, but may need a refresher or want to expand their knowledge".
On Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM EDT, the Special Libraries Association is holding a webinar on economic data and entrepreneurship. Admission for the webinar is $10 (or $5 for SLA members).
Statistics Canada held a presentation on July 24, 2020 which provided information on the 2021 Census of Population questionnaire, including some of the changes made since 2016. From Statistics Canada:
In the latest edition of The Daily, Statistics Canada has released information on the 2021 Census, including the 2021 Census of Population questionnaire.
Powered by Data, along with Ontario Nonprofit Network, will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT, titled The Importance of Data Sharing During a Pandemic. The webinar will be free and open to everyone.
The Canadian Urban Institute have released a report titled The Case for a Canadian Urban Policy Observatory, which discusses the need for "a 'one-st
Toronto Public Health launched a new COVID-19 monitoring dashboard.
Over the next two weeks, the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN), in partnership with Statistics Canada, will be hosting a series of online panel discussions. Each webinar will be focusing on a different topic relating to COVID-19 research, response and data needs.
Statistics Canada is holding a free online learning session, focused on their newly-launched Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer.
Statistics Canada have realeased the April 2020 edition of their Business and Community Newsletter, which focuses on COVID-19. From Statistics Canada: