Videos

Watch our videos about Statistics Canada's role, activities, survey results and more.

About Statistics Canada

Fundamental Principles

Release date: January 15, 2014

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Find out how the 10 fundamental principles of official statistics guide Statistics Canada.

Around the world and back: A video about Statistic Canada's role internationally

Release date: January 31, 2014

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A video about Statistics Canada's role internationally.

Statistics: The Invisible Made Visible

Release date: June 14, 2013

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A variety of professionals explain the value of statistics to their profession, organization, and daily life.

Communicating the Stories Behind the Data

Release date: July 19, 2012

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Wayne Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada, discusses how Statistics Canada communicates the stories behind the data.

We Are Statistics Canada

Release date: January 17, 2012

Learn about Statistics Canada—who we are, what we do and why we do it.

Participating in surveys

Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM)

Release date: June 2, 2016

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Discover how the Enterprise Portfolio Management team (EPM) supports some of Canada's largest enterprises.

Canadian Health Measures Survey: Information for survey participants

Release date: January 5, 2016

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A video for respondents of the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

You Keep Canada Working

Release date: August 18, 2015

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The video is geared toward individuals selected to participate in the National Apprenticeship Survey. The goal is to encourage them to participate in the survey, by emphasizing how their participation can have a positive impact on apprenticeship programs in Canada, and by highlighting the contributions that people working in the trades make to Canadian society.

Statistics Canada Business Surveys

Release date: June 15, 2012

Discover the importance of participating in Statistics Canada's business surveys.

StatCan Surveys: Your Participation is Important

Release date: January 17, 2012

Discover the importance of participating in Statistics Canada surveys.

Statistical data

Behind every number: A portrait of Canada

Release date: June 26, 2017

This video takes the viewer on a journey across Canada, highlighting that behind every number, we're writing Canada's story together.

Measuring crime in Canada: A detailed look at the Crime Severity Index

Release date: July 20, 2016

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This video details the Crime Severity Index (CSI)

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Your Experience of Price Change

Release date: January 22, 2016

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This video explains how and why the price change reported by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) may vary from the prices Canadians see on the shelves. It tells the story of Joe and Izzy, and how they each perceive price change as compared with the CPI.

What is Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?

Release date: December 1, 2015

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This video defines the value-added GDP (PIB valeur ajoutée) and details how it is measured.

Talking Business - Manufacturing

Release date: June 30, 2015

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Discover the importance of manufacturing to the Canadian Economy.

Talking Business - Retail

Release date: June 30, 2015

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Discover the importance of retail to the Canadian Economy.

A Statistics Canada Minute - Regional Demography

Release date: June 30, 2015

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A video that presents how national demographics can often mask major regional differences.

A Statistics Canada Minute - Immigration and Diversity

Release date: June 30, 2015

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A look at immigration in Canada, based on the Demosim Population Projections Program.

Canadian Health Measures Survey Video

Release date: May 1, 2015

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Informational video for researchers interested in working with biospecimens collected by Statistics Canada's Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).

Canadian Agriculture Statistics

Release date: November 28, 2014

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An animated video which illustrates the nature and breadth of the agricultural statistical data collected and disseminated by Statistics Canada.

An overview of Canada's Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Release date: August 22, 2014

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This video provides an overview of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). It defines the CPI and looks at what it measures and how it is used.

Portrait of Official-Language Minorities in Canada

Release date: April 17, 2014

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The video summarizes and updates the analyses that Statistics Canada released in the Portraits of Official-Language Minorities in Canada (Catalogue number89-642-X) series. These portraits are based on a wide range of statistics drawn from the censuses of population and the Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities.

2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey

Release date: November 25, 2013

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A brief portrait of education and employment.

Census

2016 Census: Population trends in Canada by age and sex

Release date: May 3, 2017

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This video takes a look at the population trends in Canada by age and sex.

2016 Census: 150 years of population growth in Canada

Release date: February 8, 2017

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This video takes a historical look at the population counts of Canada, from 1871 to 2016.

2016 Census: 150 years of urbanization in Canada

Release date: February 8, 2017

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This video presents the key results of the 2016 Census on population counts.

From start to finish: An exclusive look at the making of the 2016 Census

Release date: February 1, 2017

From start to finish: An exclusive look at the making of the 2016 Census

Data moves us forward.That's why we at Statistics Canada work hard to ensure our census is a success.

2016 Census: Thank You Canada!

Release date: August 29, 2016

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Thank you, Canada, for making this our best census since 1666!

How Your Community Benefits from the 2016 Census

Release date: April 24, 2016

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By completing your 2016 Census questionnaire, you provide crucial data that could be used in the planning of services such as bus routes, hospitals and housing.

Ben's Story (How Your Community Benefits from the 2016 Census)

Release date: April 28, 2016

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Census information is important for all communities.

Elsa's Story (How Your Community Benefits from the 2016 Census)

Release date: April 28, 2016

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Census information is crucial for community planning.

Jason's Story (How Your Community Benefits from the 2016 Census)

Release date: April 28, 2016

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Census data are used for planning services such as schools and public transportation.

Kalene's Story (How Your Community Benefits from the 2016 Census)

Release date: April 28, 2016

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Census information is vital for planning services.

Mike's Story (How Your Community Benefits from the 2016 Census)

Release date: April 28, 2016

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Census information is used in planning police and fire services.

2016 Census of Agriculture benefits farmers

Release date: April 28, 2016

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The Census of Agriculture provides crucial data that decision makers will use to ensure they are acting in the interests of farm operators, farm communities and agricultural operations across Canada. Be part of the dialogue - complete your questionnaire online in May!

Language

Release date: October 24, 2012

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Annie Turner, Analyst, presents a national overview of the language data, 2011 Census.

Families, Households, and Marital Status

Release date: September 19, 2012

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Anne Milan, Sociologist, presents a national overview of the family, household and marital status data, 2011 Census.

Age and Sex

Release date: May 29, 2012

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Laurent Martel, Demography Expert, presents an overview of the age and sex data, 2011 Census, at the national level.

Population and Dwelling Counts

Release date: February 8, 2012

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Laurent Martel, Demography Expert, presents the highlights of the 2011 Census Population and dwelling counts.

National Household Survey

Aboriginal Peoples

Release date: May 8, 2013

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Annie Turner, Analyst, presents a brief portrait of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.

Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity

Release date: May 8, 2013

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Tina Chui, Sociologist, presents a brief overview of immigration and ethnocultural diversity in Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.

Education

Release date: June 26, 2013

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Sarah Jane Ferguson, Analyst, presents a brief portrait of education in Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.

Labour

Release date: June 26, 2013

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Vincent Ferrao, Analyst, presents a brief overview of labour in Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.

Income

Release date: September 11, 2013

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Brian Murphy, Economist, presents a brief portrait of income in Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.

Housing

Release date: September 11, 2013

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Jerry Situ, Senior analyst, presents a brief overview of housing in Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.

Tutorials

Tutorial for Businesses: Getting to know your market and industry

Release date: July 23, 2014

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This short tutorial will show you some basics on how to find business data on the Statistics Canada website, and how to put it to work so you can get the answers you need.

Tutorial for Communities: Finding health data for your region

Release date: July 23, 2014

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This short tutorial will show you some basics on how to find health data on the Statistics Canada website, and how to put it to work so you can get the answers you need.

Tutorial for businesses: Finding local census data

Release date: May 29, 2012

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A wealth of local business information at your fingertips!

Tutorial for communities: Finding local census data

Release date: May 29, 2012

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See how easy it is to find local data, for municipalities and community organizations, on StatCan's website.

Careers

The Two Recruits: A day in the life of an economist and a sociologist at Statistics Canada

Release date: September 15, 2016

This video explores a typical day in the life of an EC recruit.

2016 Census jobs for seniors

Release date: February 29, 2016

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Help make a lasting contribution to your community. Join the 2016 Census team! For more details on census jobs in your area, please visit Census Jobs.

2016 Census jobs for young adults

Release date: February 29, 2016

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Are you looking for a dynamic way to get involved in your community? For more details on census jobs in your area, please visit Census Jobs.

2016 Census jobs for students

Release date: February 29, 2016

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Looking for a job? Join the 2016 Census team today! For more details on census jobs in your area, please visit Census Jobs.

2016 Census jobs for all Canadians

Release date: February 29, 2016

2016 Census jobs for all Canadians

Positions are now available across Canada for the 2016 Census. For more details on census jobs in your area, please visit Census Jobs.

Get Involved in Your Community: 2016 Census Jobs

Release date: February 8, 2016

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Are you looking for a dynamic way to get involved in your community? Statistics Canada is currently accepting applications for 2016 Census positions across Canada.
For more details on census jobs in your area, please visit Census Jobs.

There's a Formula for Success too! A Career in Mathematical Statistics at Statistics Canada

Release date: September 11, 2014

A career as a mathematical statistician at Statistics Canada is a rewarding experience. Find out more by watching this video.

Join a World Leader

Release date: January 17, 2012

Find out if a career at Statistics Canada is the right choice for you.

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