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Canada's population has grown 1.2% during the year 2015/2016

According to preliminary estimates, Canada's population was 36,286,425 on July 1, 2016, an increase of 437,815 or 1.2% during the year 2015/2016. In absolute numbers, such an increase had not been recorded since 1988/1989 (+485,034)!

Some more highlights for 2015/2016:

New Fillable DIY Infographics

We have new fillable PDF templates for creating customized Community Infographics! These of DIY Community Infographic templates are designed by the CCSD and offer CDP members an easy-to-use tool to report on a number of important social development themes. The infographics can be used for any individual community at any level of geography - all data is available in the CDP catalogue!

Now, there are 6 DIY Community Infographics:

Statistics Canada's Finding Education Data Webinar

Register for a free webinar from Statistics Canada on Finding Education Data, in English and French! Learn useful tips on how to access education data on Statistics Canada's website. Limited spaces available so register early!

Click on the link below to register (redirects to Shared Services Canada):

New pilot project - StatCan's crowdsourcing campaign

On October 17, 2016, Statistics Canada will launch its new crowdsourcing campaign!

The crowdsourcing pilot project will focus on mapping buildings across Canada, starting with Ottawa or Gatineau. Crowdsourcing involves collecting information from a large community of users, relying on the principle that individual citizens are experts within their local environments.

The University and College Academic Staff System (UCASS) Survey reinstated

The UCASS survey was conducted annually from 1937 to 2011 to present a national picture of the socioeconomic characteristics of full-time academic staff working in universities. In 2012, Statistics Canada refocused some of its resources and cancelled the UCASS.

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