Help: Advanced Search

What this search covers

Advanced Search includes all content from www.statcan.gc.ca including the main pages and more results. It also allows you to limit your search by:

Search operators

Include pages with all these words

Enter words that you would like to appear in your search results.

For example: Canadian population

Include pages with this exact wording

Enter words that you would like to appear exactly as entered in your search results. This is also known as Phrase searching.

For example: Canadian population

Include pages with one or more of these words

Enter words for which you want one or more to appear in your search results.

If there are several words to describe what you are looking for try using the "one or more of these" option.

For example: population demographic demography

Exclude pages with these words

Enter words which you would not like to appear in your search results.

For example: health

These words must be in the title

Limit your search to words that appear in the title.

For example: gross domestic product

These words must be name(s) of the author(s)

Enter names when you want to find authors. Order is not important, you can enter one name or more, first or last. You can also look for multiple authors.

For example: Dominique Fleury

These words must be keywords applied to the document

Enter words that you think may be specifically selected to describe an item. Hint: try consulting the StatCan Thesaurus to select your words.

For example: crops

Screen capture: Crops is listed alphabetically under the keywords section of the catalogue record.

Limit to

Limit to type of information

Use the drop down arrow in order to pick from the options within the type of information category.

Or, search a date range.

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The results will include all products from June 19, 2008 to April 21, 2009.

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