StatCan Blog

February 9, 2018

It's been 100 years since the Dominion Bureau of Statistics—later renamed Statistics Canada—was created.

Throughout 2018, the agency will be unveiling plans to celebrate this important milestone. "We want to honour our past and present," says Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada. "We recognize that our success was built on years of dedication, ingenuity and hard work, a tradition proudly carried on by employees today."

January 18, 2018

After a five-year interruption, Statistics Canada released its first complete set of data from the Full-time University and College Academic Staff System (UCASS), covering all 112 public degree-granting universities.

December 21, 2017
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2017 was a year of many firsts at Statistics Canada.

The agency released a rich array of new data products and analyses, expanding its scope to cover new ground and respond to the questions of importance to Canadians.

2017 was also a year of self-reflection for Canada, as the agency released data from its latest census, and social and economic surveys, providing Canadians with a detailed portrait of our country.