The 2021 Census is here!
Census collection begins on May 3rd. The census is one of the most important sources of statistics for our country. Data collected in the 2021 Census will be essential to evaluating the impact of COVID-19 in communities across Canada and to charting a path to recovery.
Statistics Canada has adapted the collection process to ensure that the 2021 Census is conducted throughout the country in the safest way possible. Census procedures have been redesigned to enable the majority of Canadians to complete the questionnaire through an efficient, secure and user-friendly online application.
By completing the census questionnaire, Canadians ensure that every community has the information needed to plan services that support employment, schools, public transportation and hospitals. Don’t forget to check your mail in May and complete your census online! Statistics Canada and the Census Program appreciates your support in helping us make the 2021 Census a success.
To complete your questionnaire, visit www.census.gc.ca
(Information taken from The Daily, April 27, 2021)
The Tri-Agency is pleased to announce the release of their Research Data Management Policy. It has been a long time coming but the wait has been worth it.
To find out the background around it, read this document.
Have questions about it? Contact the Library's RDM specialist to set up a consultation.
"Statistics Canada is committed to sharing its knowledge and expertise to help all Canadians develop the knowledge and skills on how to use and understand data. ...The Data Literacy Training Initiative's learning catalogue provides a wealth of resources aimed at those who are new to data, or those who have some experience with data but may need a refresher or want to expand their knowledge."
(The Daily, May 3, 2021)
Data Services provides quantitative research data from various disciplines in the social sciences, humanities, and life sciences. Use this site to access a wide range of surveys conducted by Statistics Canada and other organizations, including some international. For help about Data Services, different datasets and statistical programs, please see our Online Help.
Important: See our Data Use Restrictions.