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  • Journals and periodicals: 11-008-X
    Description:

    This publication discusses the social, economic, and demographic changes affecting the lives of Canadians.

    Free downloadable PDF and HTML files: Published every six weeksPrinted issue: Published every six months (twice per year)

    Release date: 2012-07-30

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-07-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200211697
    Description:

    Many parents take time off work to care for a child after birth or adoption. Whether or not parents take leave and the duration of that leave may be influenced by characteristics such as parental employment or child and maternal health factors.

    This article examines children's experiences of parent-reported leave after their birth or adoption. In addition, associations between leave and parent employment and child and maternal health factors are analyzed using data from the 2010 Survey of Young Canadians.

    Release date: 2012-07-30

  • Journals and periodicals: 21-006-X
    Description:

    These occasional papers focus on the analysis of population trends in rural Canada. Studies of changing patterns in rural communities through space and time cover a range of topics: demography, health, education, manufacturing and labour, household and family.

    Release date: 2012-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2012001
    Description:

    In rural and small town areas, self-employed individuals generally operate small(er) enterprises. Most are unincorporated but some are incorporated. These small(er) self-employment enterprises typically provide important services in rural and small town areas. Examples range from general stores to hair styling salons to plumbing and electrician enterprises to dentists.This bulletin analyzes the relative importance of each of these self-employment businesses in rural and small town Canada. It examines the age structure of self-employed workers to determine whether there is an impending surge of retirements among the rural self-employed.

    Release date: 2012-07-12

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-06-19

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-06-07

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-05-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200111670
    Description:

    This article examines employer support of volunteering in Canada. It focuses on volunteers who are employed, examining the different types of employer support they receive. It also looks at the number of hours volunteered by supported employees, as well as the type of activities they engage in and work-related skills they acquire through volunteering. Possible effects of employer support are explored, including how it relates to employees' perceptions that volunteering increases their chances of job success.

    Release date: 2012-05-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200111669
    Description:

    This article examines donating and volunteering among immigrants in Canada: their reasons for doing so or not, the amounts of money and time they give and the types of organizations that they support. It compares immigrants to other Canadians and considers how the philanthropic behaviour of immigrants changes as they establish themselves in Canada. The data are from the 2010 Survey of Giving Volunteering and Participating.

    Release date: 2012-05-17

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-05-04

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-04-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200111638
    Description:

    This article examines volunteering in Canada: volunteer rates, number of hours volunteered and types of organizations supported. It describes key socioeconomic characteristics of volunteers, types of volunteer activities, motivations for volunteering and barriers to volunteering. The article also examines "informal volunteering", that is, direct help provided to family, friends and neighbours. Data are from the 2010 Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating.

    Release date: 2012-04-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200111637
    Description:

    This article examines charitable giving by Canadians, comparing information about donors and donations in 2010 and 2007. It profiles the types of organizations that received the larger amounts of donations, distinguishing between religious and other organizations. It also looks at motivations for donating and reasons for not giving more, including what may have bothered donors about how they were asked to donate. The data comes from the Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2010.

    Release date: 2012-04-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201200111629
    Description:

    This article investigates the factors associated with voting during the May 2011 federal election. Voting rates are examined across personal, family and labour market characteristics. Multivariate techniques are used to account for many of the characteristics associated with voting. The study is based on several supplemental questions, commissioned by Elections Canada, that were added to the May Labour Force Survey. Voting trends and international comparisons, based on administrative data, are also presented.

    Release date: 2012-02-24

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  • Index and guides: 89M0017X
    Description:

    The public use microdata file from the 2010 Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating is now available. This file contains information collected from nearly 15,000 respondents aged 15 and over residing in private households in the provinces.The public use microdata file provides provincial-level information about the ways in which Canadians donate money and in-kind gifts to charitable and nonprofit organizations; volunteer their time to these organizations; provide help directly to others. Socio-demographic, income and labour force data are also included on the file.

    Release date: 2012-05-04

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