Workshops, training and conferences

Statistics Canada develops and delivers quality workshops, conferences and training that provide valuable information on relevant and current statistical topics and applications.

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Data literacy training

This training is aimed at helping those who are new to data or those who may need a refresher to expand their data literacy knowledge and skills. Online training videos and workshops provide an introduction to basic concepts and skills related to reading, analyzing, interpreting, visualizing and communicating with data as well as good data stewardship. Check it out!

A Data Story

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 collaborate with you, our data users and stakeholders, in order to better understand your evolving data needs.


Statistics Canada organizes conferences to bring together analysts, researchers, planners, and policy- and decision-makers to network, share insights and discuss topics of interest.

Digital conferences

To capture these revolutionary changes, Statistics Canada and Innovation, Science and Industry Canada are hosting a series of digitally-delivered events as part of the Canada 4.0 initiative, which aims to develop a roadmap to better measure our digital economy, and provide Canadians with responsive information to help them navigate the digital age.

Online lectures

These online lectures enhance the statistical literacy of businesses, governments and Canadians, and provide learners with a better understanding of the wide range of official statistics at the agency, how they are produced, and how they can be used for improved decision making.


Statistics Canada's Statistical Consultation Group offers statistical training services to government departments and agencies, public and private sector institutions, in Canada and abroad. The Statistics Canada Training Institute offers training courses in Ottawa on the full range of activities required to make a statistical agency function.


The webinar series covers a broad range of topics from the Census program to navigating the Statistics Canada website. Our current and relevant webinars are usually one hour in length and participants receive an electronic copy of the presentation. This important learning tool assists businesses, governments and individuals to find, understand and use our data more efficiently.


The Workshop series of courses on survey methodology and analysis is offered at Statistics Canada's regional offices around the country. From designing surveys to interpreting and using statistical data in your day-to-day business, we have the course to suit your needs.

Information Sessions

The information session series covers a variety of topics including graphs and charts and statistical and methodological concepts suitable for the beginner level. The information sessions are usually 60 to 90 minutes in length and may include interactive components during the session. All information sessions will conclude with a question and answer period, inviting participants to ask specific questions. They include an electronic copy of the presentation, which is shared with participants. This important learning opportunity assists businesses, governments, and individuals to understand and use data more efficiently.