Statistics Canada

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Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Canadian government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.wikipedia
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Census in Canada

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By law, every household must complete the Canada Census form. Statistics Canada publishes numerous documents covering a range of statistical information about Canada, including census data, economic and health indicators, immigration economics, income distribution, and social and justice conditions.
A national census in Canada is conducted every five years by Statistics Canada.

2011 Canadian Census

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Another census was held in May 2011, again with the internet being the primary method for statistical data collection.
Statistics Canada, an agency of the Canadian government, conducts a nationwide census every five years.

2016 Canadian Census

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The most recent census was held in May 2016, with the internet being the primary method for statistical data collection.
The census, conducted by Statistics Canada, was Canada's seventh quinquennial census.

Chief Statistician of Canada

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The head of Statistics Canada is the Chief Statistician of Canada.
The Chief Statistician of Canada (Statisticien en chef du Canada) is a deputy of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada - the Minister of Industry.

2006 Canadian Census

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In May 2006, an Internet version of the census was made widely available for the first time.
Statistics Canada expected approximately 20% of households to file their surveys electronically.

Culture of Canada

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Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Canadian government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
A 2013 Statistics Canada survey found that an "overwhelming majority" of Canadians shared the values of human rights (with 92% of respondents agreeing that they are a shared Canadian value), respect for the law (92%) and gender equality (91%).

Economic impact of immigration to Canada

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Statistics Canada publishes numerous documents covering a range of statistical information about Canada, including census data, economic and health indicators, immigration economics, income distribution, and social and justice conditions.
A 2007 Statistics Canada study shows that the income profile of recent immigrant families deteriorated by a significant amount from 2000 to 2004.

Poverty in Canada

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Statistics Canada publishes numerous documents covering a range of statistical information about Canada, including census data, economic and health indicators, immigration economics, income distribution, and social and justice conditions.
Currently, an income inequality measure known as low income cut-off (LICO) published by Statistics Canada is frequently used as a poverty rate and is 10.8% as of 2005.

Economy of Canada

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Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Canadian government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. Statistics Canada publishes numerous documents covering a range of statistical information about Canada, including census data, economic and health indicators, immigration economics, income distribution, and social and justice conditions.
A 2009 study by Statistics Canada also found that, while manufacturing declined as a relative percentage of GDP from 24.3% in the 1960s to 15.6% in 2005, manufacturing volumes between 1961 and 2005 kept pace with the overall growth in the volume index of GDP.

Statistics Act

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Statistics Canada is governed by the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada 1985.
The Statistics Act ( the Act) is an Act of the Parliament of Canada passed in 1918 which created the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, now called Statistics Canada since 1971.

Anil Arora

He replaced Wayne Smith, who resigned to protest changes in Statistics Canada's informatics infrastructure stemming from the Shared Services Canada initiative.

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

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The Minister responsible for Statistics Canada is the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, currently Navdeep Bains.
The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry is also the minister responsible for Statistics Canada.

Ivan Fellegi

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He arrived in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, that year and soon began working for Statistics Canada (then known as the Dominion Bureau of Statistics), which is widely regarded as one of the best statistical agencies in the world.

Survey Methodology

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It also publishes a peer-reviewed statistics journal, Survey Methodology.
It is published by Statistics Canada, the national statistical office of Canada, in English and French.

Robert H. Coats

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Coats helped establish the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, now Statistics Canada.

Munir Sheikh

Sheikh was appointed as the head of Statistics Canada by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

List of hamlets in Saskatchewan

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Some organized hamlets in Saskatchewan are recognized as designated places by Statistics Canada, while generic hamlets are not.

List of communities in Alberta

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With the exception of Métis settlements, Statistics Canada recognizes all of Alberta's municipalities as census subdivisions and groups them into 19 census divisions based on geography.

Municipal district

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Statistics Canada recognizes Alberta's 64 municipal districts as a type of census subdivision for statistical purposes.

2012 Canadian federal budget

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Nearly half of Statistics Canada's 5000 employees were notified in April 2012 that their jobs might be eliminated as part of austerity measures imposed by the federal government in the 2012 Canadian federal budget.
Library and Archives Canada is expected to eliminate 105 jobs, and Statistics Canada is expected to cut 273.

Designated place

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A designated place (DPL) is a type of community or populated area identified by Statistics Canada for statistical purposes.

District municipality

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They are referred to as municipal districts by Statistics Canada.

Census geographic units of Canada

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The census geographic units of Canada are the administrative divisions defined and used by Canada's federal government statistics bureau Statistics Canada to conduct the country's quinquennial census.

Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Statistics Canada was formed in 1971, replacing the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, which was formed in 1918.
The bureau was replaced by Statistics Canada in 1971.