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Statistics Canada - Upcoming Webinar Series - May-June 2019

Statistics Canada is offering four free upcoming online learning sessions. Advanced registration is required. As spaces are limited, please register early!

The Consumer Price Index – Launch of the new data visualization tool and recent changes to the program

A Perilous Data Deficit?

Check out this episode of The Agenda on TVO focusing on the dearth of data in Canada.

Reddit AMA – 2018 Annual Review of the Labour Market

On April 16, 2019, Statistics Canada will be hosting a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) to discuss the results of the 2018 Annual Review of the Labour Market, as well as national trends in labour statistics and key provincial and industrial sector changes.

2021 Census of Population Dissemination Consultation

Statistics Canada is conducting a public consultation on the 2021 Census of Population from January 15 to March 31, 2019. We encourage you to participate in this online consultation and forward information about the consultation to other census data users.

Ontario's Government Launches Data Strategy Consultations

Ontario's Government is working for the People by seeking public input for a provincial strategy that will help Ontarians and businesses benefit directly from the data economy, while being confident that their privacy is protected.

In the dark: The cost of Canada’s data deficit

From the Globe and Mail - When it comes to basic data about its own citizens – from divorce rates to driving patterns to labour trends – Canada simply doesn’t have the answers. If information is power, this country has a big problem.

Some captions from the in-depth report:

Where We Stand - The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being

The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-Being is a framework to communicate to Canadians what Canada is like for kids from birth to age 18, track progress for their rights and well-being, and a guide action to address the greatest challenges. 

The Index contains:

2019 Open Government Global Summit Survey

Open Government needs your help!

This year the Government of Canada assumed the role of co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). As part of its role, Canada will be hosting the OGP Global Summit in May 2019.