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  Statistics Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government bureau commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
Statistics is a federal responsibility in Canada and StatCan produces statistics for all the provinces as well as the federal government.
The head of Statistics Canada is the Chief Statistician of Canada'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Statistics_Canada   (402 words)

 Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada was a major front in the War of 1812, and its successful defence had important long-term effects on Canada, including building a sense of unity and nationalism.
Canada's two official languages, English and French, are the mother tongues of 56.3% and 28.7% of the population respectively.
Canada's official national sports are ice hockey (winter) and lacrosse (summer), however, hockey is considerably more a part of Canadian culture as it is a national pastime, and is by far the most popular spectator sport in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada   (4874 words)

 Paid to be Poor - Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Statistics Canada again adds 20 per cent to that number to establish that a family that spends 64 per cent of its income of the three necessities is low-income.
It is actually not that simple, Statistics Canada also takes into account where the family lives and the size of the family, but in general, when the Canadian average income goes up and the amount of income spent on necessities goes down, the LICO rises.
As Canada's central statistical agency, Statistics Canada is legislated to serve this function for the whole of Canada and each of the provinces.
www.cbc.ca /paidtobepoor/glossary.html   (1998 words)

 SFU Library - Statistics - BC
Statistics - BC Statistics on British Columbia are available from a variety of sources: Statistics Canada, BC STATS, federal and provincial ministries and agencies, regional governments and municipalities.
Statistics Canada publications are located at the end of the Bennett Reference Collection, arranged by Statistics Canada catalogue number.
The central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia, BC STATS collects and publishes reports of statistics from Statistics Canada, provincial government ministries and agencies and from administrative files.
www.lib.sfu.ca /researchhelp/subjectguides/general/bcstats.htm   (1233 words)

 SFU Library - Statistics - Canada
Statistics Canada (www.statcan.ca/) is the major statistical gathering agency of the federal government.
At the Bennett Library, most Statistics Canada publications are located on the second floor, and are arranged by the five digit Statistics Canada number.
Statistics Canada publications are filed in numerical order by the five digit Statistics Canada catalogue number printed on each publication.
www.lib.sfu.ca /about/collections/specificcollections/statscan.htm   (1081 words)

 Drug statistics: Canada 1997
Statistics Canada today releases a Juristat with a detailed analysis of criminal drug offences reported by Canadian police forces.
Court data from seven provinces and one territory for the fiscal year 1996/1997 show that almost two-thirds (64%) of people convicted of drug trafficking were sentenced to prison, five times the proportion of people jailed for drug possession (13%).
Data from a one-day snapshot of inmates in correctional facilities in 1996 showed that 9% of the adult inmate population in Canada were in prison for a drug offence as their most serious offence.
www.cfdp.ca /statcan.htm   (660 words)

 Incidence of Circumcision in Canada
Statistics on the incidence of male neonatal circumcision in Canada were formerly derived from the number of insurance benefits paid by the provincial health insurance plans.
Some unofficial statistics for 2003 for seven provinces and one territory, which had 75 percent of the total male births in Canada found that only 11.46 percent of Canadian infant boys in the reporting provinces and territories are being circumcised, which leaves 88.14 percent intact.
statistical data on the rising incidence of male genital integrity in Canada.
www.cirp.org /library/statistics/Canada   (353 words)

 Magic Statistics: A primer on crime statistics
He compares FBI statistics on violent crime in the United States with Statistics Canada data on violent crime in Canada, and concludes that Canada's violent crime rate is twice as high as that of the US.
This Statistics Canada discussion of crime in the US and Canada used only crimes that are comparably defined in the two countries.
Canada ranks fifth in prevalence and seventh in incidence, while the US ties for ninth in prevalence but ties for fifth in incidence.
magicstatistics.blogspot.com /2006/01/primer-on-crime-statistics.html   (2134 words)

 Statistics: Cost Recovery and Statistics Canada
In Canada both the federal and provincial governments are not bound by the copyright act and are immune from suits for infringement; this is not so with their US counterparts [11].
Because the statistical output of Statistics Canada may be deemed a public good, and since there is high social value in the free flow of information any attempt to maximize economic rent through user fees may not maximize social or aggregate economic welfare.
Statistics Canada has further restricted the usefulness of its data by introducing licensing agreements which has effectively limited the distribution by third parties of both its electronic and hardcopy products [20].
www.stats.gov.sk.ca /docs/costrec.php   (3594 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Canada
Canada's decline contrasts with murder trends in the U.S., where the number of reported homicides has risen for the past three years.
About half of Canada's decline in homicide rate can be explained by demographic changes that caused the share of young men in the population to fall, said Neil Boyd, a professor of criminology at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.
Canada's homicide rate was similar to those in France, the U.K. and Australia.
quote.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000082&sid=aGEsdK7xB3M8&refer=canada   (554 words)

 CBC News: Visible minorities to top 50% in Toronto, Vancouver by 2017
OTTAWA - By the time Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017, more than half of Torontonians and Vancouverites will likely be members of a visible minority, says Statistics Canada.
Statistics Canada says sustained immigration and a higher proportion of visible minorities among new arrivals accounts for much of the change.
Across Canada, one out of every five people, or between 6.3 million and 8.5 million, could be a member of a visible minority by 2017.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2005/03/22/visibleminorities-statscan0322.html   (488 words)

 Custody Statistics for Canada
Information regarding custody determinations by Courts of Law in Canada is available from Statistics Canada, and from the Central Divorce Registry of the Department of Justice, Canada.
Statistics Canada breaks down the data by Divorce Law (either 1968 or 1985), who was the Applicant/Petitioner and Respondent, and how many children were awarded to which party.
These graphs summarize the number of children given by the court in custody to the wife, husband or joint custody regardless of who initiated the divorce or which law the divorce was granted under.
www.fathersforlife.org /millar/custody.htm   (920 words)

 DOC ITC Bookstore: Statistics Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Statistics Canada is the country's national statistical agency, with programs organized into three broad subject matter areas: demographic and social, socio-economic and economic.
Under the Statistics Act, Statistics Canada is required to collect, compile, analyze, abstract and publish statistical information on virtually every aspect of the nation's society and economy.
The fact that Statistics Canada handles so many questions in a year has demonstrated the need to make our information easy to understand and easy to use.
tradecenter.ntis.gov /statcan.htm   (124 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Canada's paramount political problem is meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care and education services after a decade of budget cuts.
Canada also faces questions about integrity in government following revelations regarding a corruption scandal in the federal government that has helped revive the fortunes of separatists in predominantly francophone Quebec.
Canada is the US' largest foreign supplier of energy, including oil, gas, uranium, and electric power.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ca.html   (1422 words)

 Statistics on Natural Resources - Statistics and Facts 2003
The data reported for each of the natural resource sectors reflect the value of the primary industries and related downstream manufacturing industries.
The above table integrates statistical information to describe the importance of the natural resources industries, including the energy, forestry, and minerals industries in the economy.
The complete fact sheet, including statistics and facts on all three industrial sectors and a thumbnail sketch of the Canadian geomatics industry, is also available in Adobe.pdf format.
www.nrcan.gc.ca /statistics/factsheet.htm   (226 words)

 Statistics Canada - Canada's national statistical agency profiling Canada's business, economy and society.
Statistics Canada - Canada's national statistical agency profiling Canada's business, economy and society.
The increase in the number of hours worked in Canada slowed to 0.8% in 2005, down from 2.9% in 2004 and 1.5% in 2003.
Telecommunications statistics, fourth quarter 2005 and annual 2005
www.statcan.ca /start.html   (101 words)

 Violence Against Women Partners | METRAC
In July 2000, Statistics Canada released results from the 1999 General Social Survey on Victimization (Bunge and Levett 2000).
The results from VAWS, along with statistics from other studies, are now used in annual reports on family violence that assist us in understanding the prevalence of and trends in violence against women in Canada.
Women are three times as likely to report the incident(s) to police if their children witnessed violence against them, four times more likely if a weapon was used against them, and five times more likely to call the police if they feared for their lives.
www.metrac.org /new/stat_vio.htm   (1113 words)

 Ethnologue report for Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Québécois is in Quebec, Franco-Ontariens in Ontario, Acadian is in Caraquet, Shippagan, the east coast of New Brunswick, pockets in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
[haa] 7 or 8 in Canada (1997 Krauss).
In Canada, 1,500 are in mainland Nova Scotia, 4,000 on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 800 on Prince Edward Island and Lennox Island, 4,550 on the east coast of New Brunswick, 3,150 on the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, 200 in Newfoundland.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Canada   (2523 words)

 Finding Canadian statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In Canada, Statistics Canada is the major collector of socio-economic data and producer of socio-economic statistics.
Statistics regarding the incidence and mortality of the most common types of cancer by age, sex, time period and province.
Citizenship and immigration statistics: 1966 - 1996./ Canada.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /datalib/findcans.htm   (8418 words)

 Canadian Social Statistics - Statistiques sociales du Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Statistics Canada will continue to charge for print versions of publications and for other electronic products and services, such as CD-ROMs, specialized data tables and customized retrievals from CANSIM and the Canadian International Merchandise Trade database.
A statistical profile is presented for all Canadian communities (cities, towns, villages, Indian Reserves and Settlements, etc.) highlighting information on education, income and work, families and dwellings, as well as general population information.
Canada had the second highest rate of population growth among the G8 countries between 1994 and 2004, exceeded only by that of the United States.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /stats.htm   (7663 words)

 CIC Canada | Research and Statistics
An annual publication that provides a statistical overview describing the immigration and citizenship programs.
Consult Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s annual statistical publications to learn about new permanent residents to Canada as well as temporary residents entering Canada to work, study or for humanitarian and compassionate reasons.
Read Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s on-line newsletter, The Monitor, to access quarterly statistics on new permanent residents, foreign workers and foreign students, as well as information on Canadian citizenship.
www.cic.gc.ca /english/research   (164 words)

 Labour Force Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Statistics Canada has recently made revisions to the Labour Force Survey statistics from 1987 to 2005.
The Labour Force Survey is the primary source of statistics on employment and unemployment in Canada and the provinces.
Many of our publications have been prepared in Adobe Portable Document (PDF) format because it is quick and easy to convert documents to the web, and the software is free and accessible to most computer users.
www3.gov.ab.ca /hre/lfstats/index.asp   (177 words)

 Canada:Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
To compare Canada with other OECD countries, click on the table and chart icons at the end of each row to obtain the comparative data in Excel format.
The Statistics Portal gives access to extracts from all OECD databases, classified by topic.
The Statistics Portal provides free access to some OECD databases by country or region.
www.oecd.org /statisticsdata/0,2643,en_33873108_33873277_1_1_1_1_1,00.html   (156 words)

 Agri-Food Trade Service - Trade Statistics
One page summary highlighting Canada's import and export trade progress for agri-food from month to month, by country, product, province and by product structure.
Agriculture Statistics British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Agriculture and Fish Statistics Nova Scotia Agriculture and Fisheries
atn-riae.agr.ca /stats/stats-e.htm   (240 words)

 Historical abortion statistics, Canada
Office of National Statistics, Abortion Statistics: Legal abortions carried out under the 1967 Abortion Act in England and Wales, 1996, 1997, Office of National Statistics, on line [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/].
Office of National Statistics, Abortion Statistics: Legal abortions carried out under the 1967 Abortion Act in England and Wales, 1997, 1998, Office of National Statistics, on line [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/].
Office of National Statistics, Abortion Statistics: Legal abortions carried out under the 1967 Abortion Act in England and Wales, 1998, 1999, Office of National Statistics, on line [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/].
www.johnstonsarchive.net /policy/abortion/ab-canada.html   (663 words)

 Pat's Boating in Canada: Boating Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The boat was usually 14 feet long and there was frequently a case of empties, suggesting that the fisheman may have been answering the call of nature, standing very close to the gunwale, when he fell in.
A 1995 survey concluded that 90% of boating drownings in Canada occur in inclement weather.
According to estimates generated in its most recent Household Facilities and Equipment Survey (HFE), Statistics Canada reported that 1.3 million Canadian households owned 1.75 million recreational craft ranging from personal watercraft such as seadoos and sailboards to large yachts.
boating.ncf.ca /stats.html   (901 words)

 Cancer statistics
The information, which is compiled in a booklet called Canadian Cancer Statistics, offers detailed national and provincial data about cancer incidence and mortality.
These statistics are compiled through a collaboration of the NCIC, the Canadian Cancer Society, Statistics Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, provincial/territorial cancer registries, and university-based researchers.
The Steering Committee on Cancer Statistics is responsible for developing and distributing this publication annually.
www.ncic.cancer.ca /ncic/internet/standard/0,3621,84658243_85787780__langId-en,00.html   (180 words)

 Statistical Publications - Index - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada is committed to equitable access to information, regardless of the technologies used.
We are continually striving to make our site accessible to all, including persons with disabilities and to those who use assistive devices.
The Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Web site is developed according to the Common Look and Feel Standards and Guidelines
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /pr/sts/index_e.html   (187 words)

 CCSD - Free Statistics
The CCSD Research section also contains a wealth of statistical information.
A series of charts from a presentation by David Ross in April 1998, entitled Child Poverty in Canada: Recasting the Issue.
Welfare Incomes and Average Incomes in Canada, 1996, by Province and Family Type
www.ccsd.ca /facts.html   (504 words)

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