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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:
The Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer is an interactive online mapping tool accessible for free on the Statistics Canada website.
CityWatch Canada is an interactive platform that tracks emergency response measures put in place by local governments across Canada, updated daily.
The MaRS Healthy Neighbourhoods Data Challenge is a competion, launched June 2019, in which Canadians were asked to "identify and/or create new data sets, data sources and methodologies to improve our understanding of physical environments and promote healthy living".
From April 3rd to April 16th, Statistics Canada will be conducting a survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
If you are looking for data on COVID-19 or looking to track cases in Canada or globally, there are several online resources available to help with this:
In light of recent developments relating to COVID-19, we want to let all Community Data Program users know that the program's operations will be continuing as usual.
Statistics Canada is holding a series of digital conferences, titled Canada 4.0 - society, the economy and the digital transformation. The next conference in this series is: Connected: The digital revolution and the well-being of Canadians
Community Development Halton have released a new issue in their Community Lens series, examining home energy poverty in the Halton Region. The report looks at Halton households spending more than twice the Canadian average on home energy needs, using 2016 Census data. From the report:
Statistics Canada's latest newsletter contain information on the Chat with an Expert they are holding tomorrow, as well as on a new report, titled Associations between parent and child sedentary behaviour and physical activity in early childhood.
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Statistics Canada have sent out a newsletter on their new Canadian Centre for Energy Information. Read the contents below:
This article from CBC looks at planned changes to Canada's federally adopted low-income measure and how they could lead to a poverty rate increase.  From the article: