StatCan Blog

December 23, 2016

2016 was a year of statistical highs at Canada's national statistical organization.

The census was received with great enthusiasm, with Canadians filling it out at an unprecedented rate.

With the arrival of a wave of refugees early in the year, Canada received the largest volume of new immigrants for one quarter, according to the agency's population estimates.

October 5, 2016
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Canada has a new chief statistician.

In September, Anil Arora was appointed as the agency's 12th chief statistician.

September 16, 2016

Statistics Canada has important news for the university community: the full-time University and College Academic Staff System (UCASS) is back!

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