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  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900210910
    Description:

    This article looks at how Canadian seniors (those aged 65 and older) use the Internet compared with baby boomers (those aged 45 to 64 - the seniors of tomorrow). It examines the closing gap between Internet use rates of seniors and boomers, and describes differences in the types of online activities, as well as in the intensity of Internet use.

    Release date: 2009-08-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200900110816
    Description:

    The adoption and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by individuals and businesses in part determines a country's ability to participate successfully in the global information economy. As the Internet is an essential component of ICT infrastructure, its use has become a key hallmark of this participation. In order to situate Internet use both geographically and over time, this study compares 2005 and 2007 Canadian use rates with those of other selected countries, as well as among Canadian provinces.

    Release date: 2009-06-05

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200800110597
    Description:

    Internet use is a key hallmark of an information society. Assessing Internet use today goes beyond access to encompass a cluster of behaviours that reflect the individual's ability to participate productively in an information economy. This study compares the pattern of Internet use of Canadians working in the information and communications technology industries with that of other Canadians.

    Release date: 2008-05-22

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20060039533
    Description:

    Over the past decade, Internet content has evolved to the point where it now represents a significant source of information and entertainment for many people. The Internet has changed the way that many individuals and organizations gather information, and has undoubtedly had some influence on their use of traditional media. While few Canadians had Internet access and went online to gather news information in the mid-1990's, today many use the Internet to access online newspapers, reports, discussion forums and even blogs. In 2005 for example, about 62% of home Internet users - or 38% of Canadian adults overall - went online to view news or sports information (Statistics Canada 2006).

    Release date: 2006-12-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20060019098
    Description:

    This article examines age and how relates to patterns of computer and Internet use. While age is often connected with the likelihood that someone will own or have access to computers and the Internet, age also bears strong relationships to behavior and participation in online activities, much as it does with activities in life in general.

    Release date: 2006-02-27

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20050038762
    Description:

    The penetration of information and communications technologies (ICTs), most notably computers and the Internet, has been analyzed extensively in recent years. Studies of the digital divide have identified important gaps in access and use of ICTs between different groups of people, depending on their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. The results of a Statistics Canada survey combined measure of individuals' computer use and literacy in order to get to such outcomes.

    Release date: 2005-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20040026935
    Description:

    This article looks at electronic commerce and technology in 2003.

    Release date: 2004-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030036652
    Description:

    Many small businesses and Canadian households are now beginning to embrace broadband technologies. Nearly one-half (48.7%) of Canadian households that regularly use the Internet from home have a broadband connection, while the majority of business enterprises accessing the Internet (58.4%) also use broadband technologies.

    Release date: 2003-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030026568
    Description:

    As evident by its contribution of $58.7 billion to Canada's GDP and accounting for more than 7% of business sector GDP, the ICT sector is playing an increasingly greater role in the Canadian economy. The computer and telecommunications sector represents a significant sub-set of the ICT sector and accounts for 3.9% of total economy employment. Discover highlights of a recent Statistics Canada analytical report profiling employment in computer and telecommunications industries.

    Release date: 2003-06-27

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030026569
    Description:

    What do government and business have in common? A quick look at the results from Survey of Electronic Commerce and Technology seems to show that there are no many common characteristics. But dig a bit deeper and we start to see the similarities between larger public and private organizations and the degrees to which they adopt ICTs.

    Release date: 2003-06-27

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  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900210910
    Description:

    This article looks at how Canadian seniors (those aged 65 and older) use the Internet compared with baby boomers (those aged 45 to 64 - the seniors of tomorrow). It examines the closing gap between Internet use rates of seniors and boomers, and describes differences in the types of online activities, as well as in the intensity of Internet use.

    Release date: 2009-08-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200900110816
    Description:

    The adoption and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by individuals and businesses in part determines a country's ability to participate successfully in the global information economy. As the Internet is an essential component of ICT infrastructure, its use has become a key hallmark of this participation. In order to situate Internet use both geographically and over time, this study compares 2005 and 2007 Canadian use rates with those of other selected countries, as well as among Canadian provinces.

    Release date: 2009-06-05

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X200800110597
    Description:

    Internet use is a key hallmark of an information society. Assessing Internet use today goes beyond access to encompass a cluster of behaviours that reflect the individual's ability to participate productively in an information economy. This study compares the pattern of Internet use of Canadians working in the information and communications technology industries with that of other Canadians.

    Release date: 2008-05-22

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20060039533
    Description:

    Over the past decade, Internet content has evolved to the point where it now represents a significant source of information and entertainment for many people. The Internet has changed the way that many individuals and organizations gather information, and has undoubtedly had some influence on their use of traditional media. While few Canadians had Internet access and went online to gather news information in the mid-1990's, today many use the Internet to access online newspapers, reports, discussion forums and even blogs. In 2005 for example, about 62% of home Internet users - or 38% of Canadian adults overall - went online to view news or sports information (Statistics Canada 2006).

    Release date: 2006-12-06

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20060019098
    Description:

    This article examines age and how relates to patterns of computer and Internet use. While age is often connected with the likelihood that someone will own or have access to computers and the Internet, age also bears strong relationships to behavior and participation in online activities, much as it does with activities in life in general.

    Release date: 2006-02-27

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20050038762
    Description:

    The penetration of information and communications technologies (ICTs), most notably computers and the Internet, has been analyzed extensively in recent years. Studies of the digital divide have identified important gaps in access and use of ICTs between different groups of people, depending on their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. The results of a Statistics Canada survey combined measure of individuals' computer use and literacy in order to get to such outcomes.

    Release date: 2005-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20040026935
    Description:

    This article looks at electronic commerce and technology in 2003.

    Release date: 2004-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030036652
    Description:

    Many small businesses and Canadian households are now beginning to embrace broadband technologies. Nearly one-half (48.7%) of Canadian households that regularly use the Internet from home have a broadband connection, while the majority of business enterprises accessing the Internet (58.4%) also use broadband technologies.

    Release date: 2003-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030026568
    Description:

    As evident by its contribution of $58.7 billion to Canada's GDP and accounting for more than 7% of business sector GDP, the ICT sector is playing an increasingly greater role in the Canadian economy. The computer and telecommunications sector represents a significant sub-set of the ICT sector and accounts for 3.9% of total economy employment. Discover highlights of a recent Statistics Canada analytical report profiling employment in computer and telecommunications industries.

    Release date: 2003-06-27

  • Articles and reports: 88-003-X20030026569
    Description:

    What do government and business have in common? A quick look at the results from Survey of Electronic Commerce and Technology seems to show that there are no many common characteristics. But dig a bit deeper and we start to see the similarities between larger public and private organizations and the degrees to which they adopt ICTs.

    Release date: 2003-06-27

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