StatCan Blog

September 10, 2020
Disaggregated Data: Looking at the little picture

If you watch enough television, you might believe that we live in a violent world. Nightly entertainment is packed with stories about murder and violence, particularly gun violence.

But the statistics tell a different story—homicide rates have been falling across Canada since the 1970s.

January 27, 2020

The place we call home, whether it be a small high-rise apartment or a new build on the edge of town, is one of the defining features of our lives. And yet, finding housing in Canada that is affordable can be a challenge, particularly in our largest cities.

May 27, 2019

Periodically, the StatCan Blog publishes a guest post on research at Statistics Canada. This post is from Dafna Kohen, assistant director of the Health Analysis Division.