Talking Stats


A discussion series with StatCan

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These half-day events are held in different Canadian cities, discussing the uses of statistics in various fields. They are a wonderful opportunity for Statistics Canada to connect and engage with you, our data users and stakeholders, to better understand your evolving data needs and to gather your feedback.

Meet Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada, who will be hosting these events. His presentations will be followed by panel discussions with experts and audience questions.

Please note that you have to register in order to attend one of these free events, as space is limited.


March 17, 2017 – Edmonton, Alberta

Aboriginal Data at Statistics Canada: An evolving relationship

Statistics Canada makes great effort to build and maintain relationships with Aboriginal communities and organizations in order to be responsive to their data needs. The presentation will explore the evolving nature of data gathering on Aboriginal peoples. A demographic, social and economic portrait of Aboriginal peoples living in Alberta, and more specifically Edmonton, as well as some of the challenges and opportunities in the area of Aboriginal statistics will also be outlined.

The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with experts and audience questions.

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