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In celebration of the country's 150th birthday, Statistics Canada is presenting snapshots from our rich statistical history! Women's employment rates and gender wage differences
Statistics Canada got its open data report card last week.
The Government of Canada is renewing its approach to open and transparent government. An open consultation was held to develop a new vision for open government, as well as Canada's Third Biennial Plan to the Open Government Partnership (2016-18).
Let's get visual!
In this video, we show you how to extract data from the CCHS PUMF!
The Canadian Council on Social Development has added another consortium to the Community Data Program! The Nova Scotia Community Data Consortium will be led by the Province of Nova Scotia'
The Transform the Sector conference held last Thursday February 23rd in Toronto offered great exchanges on how to advance the social sector's impact through use of data.
Canadian business patterns data provide counts of active establishments by industry classification and employment size categories. The data are compiled from the Business Register, which is a repository of information on the Canadian business population. 
Research shows that rising income inequality can give way to populist and protectionist movements and result in political uncertainty. Brexit and the results of the US election are clear manifestations of these dynamics at play.
There were about 3.4 million girls aged 17 and under in Canada on July 1, 2016, accounting for about one-fifth of Canada's female population.
The Low Income Lines, Table 1 and 2 for 1992-2016, have been added to the catalogue! Download the product here:
The Data purchase and access working group (DPAWG) helps the Community Data Program management team identify data needs, improve data access, acquire data, and and address related technical concerns.
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is launching a call for nominations for an Advisory Committee of experts and stakeholders in the field of homelessness to support the renewal of the
Get a First Look at the 2016 Census - the first of a multi-part series of Census webinars hosted by Environics Analytics!
Population and Dwelling Counts have been released! Check out our newsletter Making it Count 5.4 for links to the new Census release, CDP news, and other resources.
Employment and Social Development Canada has released a report that provides a look at the key findings of the 2016 Coordinated Point-in-Time (PiT) Count.
International Development Week (IDW) runs from February 5 to 11, 2017 to celebrate Canadian contributions to poverty reduction in the developing world, and engage Canadians to learn about those efforts. Since its inception in 1991, IDW has become a uniquely Canadian tradition.
Statistics Canada is currently preparing for the 2021 Census content consultation, scheduled to run from September to December 2017.
You can now download a list of all existing data tables in the catalogue (generates excel file, ignore warning)!
There is a Call for Proposals due on February 15, 2017 for Community Indicators!
Recently, The Guardian published an article about the declining ability of statistics to accurately represent the world. Private companies are taking over and controlling big data – and putting democracy in peril.
NEW: Taxfiler data at the CSD level are now available for select tables! Click on the year to be directed to the product page. Taxfiler (T1FF) - Family Data:
ViVA is a joint research institute between Simon Fraser University (SFU), the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), dedicated to effective and innovative education and knowledge enrichment.
Here are some Open Government news and updates! Update on the Government of Canada’s Directive on Open Government