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Digital literacy goes beyond data management, statistics, and visualization - it drives the impact investment movement, social media for good efforts, and collective evaluation and evidence-based decision making efforts!
Northern Policy Institute's State of the North is an annual conference that brings together policy experts and community leaders to explore the state of Northern Ontario from economic, social and environmental perspecti
Ed Manley, an urban researcher in the UK, decided to take open data from Winnipeg and make dot density maps. One shows variation in ethnicity, one shows linguistic variation, and another shows income disparity.
Community Data Program Annual Meeting 2017 This year's Annual Meeting was held in Kingston. It was a wonderful event with lots of discussion and ideas! Thank you to those who joined online!
The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, excluding overtime pay, tips, and incentive and performance pay. Wages varied notably across occupations and geographic regions.
If you are in Winnipeg, MB, on June 12-13, 2017... join the 2017 CIC Community Indicators Symposium.  The focus is on Engaging Values / Effective Methods: Rooting Indicators in Community Aspirations.
Data Power 2017 is a two-day, international conference organized by Carleton and Sheffield universities. It follows the successful 2015 conference, held in the UK.
Here's a new report from HUMA on poverty! The HUMA committee is the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.  The committee reports to the House of Commons on the following matters:
Now there's a video series that captures the highlights of Transform the Sector 2017!
Miss out on any of the webinars hosted by Environics Analytics? You can view the event recording and download the presentation here: EA's webcasts:
Join the Open Government Office as they take you on a journey through the Open Data publishing process! This interactive training session will take you through the steps required to turn your ministry's or agency's data into Open Data as required by the Open Data Directive.
Canadian agriculture has grown with the country Total farm sales reached $69.4 billion in 2015, as Canada remains one of the world leading exporters of agriculture products.
On May 3rd 2017, Statistics Canada will publish the second series of results from the 2016 Census of Population. This will focus on the age and sex distribution of the Canadian population and on the types of dwellings in 2016. 
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the Ontario Basic Income Pilot (OBIP) will give up to 4,000 low-income earners in Hamilton, Lindsay and Thunder Bay a basic annual income of $17,000.
Statistics Canada will release the second wave of data from the 2016 Census on May 3, covering the age and sex composition of Canada’s population, dwelling types and the makeup of those living in group housing.
Statistics Canada is delighted to invite you to a free online learning session on CANSIM! Learn useful tips on how to access data from CANSIM, Statistics Canada’s key socioeconomic database. Highlights of this webinar include:
211 Ontario has a comprehensive set of data from the non-profit sector! Watch this webinar to learn more!
Randall Bartlett, chief economist at the University of Ottawa’s Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD), calls StatsCan data the closest thing Canadians have to the “gospel truth.” However, “much of this data is released with a signif
Canada 2020 has released a new paper examining the ways open government, big data and predictive analytics are about to transform the way policy is made in Canada.
It’s been a month since the Transform the Sector, but Powered by Data still feel energized by the conference after seeing 300 people from government, foundations, and nonprofits come together with international and Canadian experts to discu
The public service is the largest employer in Nunavut.
The government will spend nearly $300 million over the next decade to collect data about the housing market. 
Did you miss out on the Data Visualization Webinar? We have it recorded for you to watch or re-fresh your memory! Watch the video below! Downloads for the webinar can be found on the Events page.
New products in the catalogue are the 2014 tables for Labour Income and Economic Dependency. Previous years (2012 and 2013) are also available in the catalogue. Follow the links below to download: