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  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2018001
    Description:

    To comply with various environmental rules, businesses invest in processes and technologies that eliminate or reduce pollution before it is created (pollution prevention), or before it is released into the environment (pollution abatement and control). However, the various industries do not all spend at the same rate and do not all use the same techniques. This depends on current regulations and economic growth in the industry. This study draws a portrait of the environmental protection expenditures by the three of the main industries in Canada: oil and gas extraction; petroleum and coal product manufacturing; and electric power generation, transmission and distribution.

    Release date: 2018-04-13

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X2018001
    Description:

    Forests in Canada tells the story of Canada's forests, providing up-to-date statistics on forest area, forest products and ecosystem services, economic and social contributions of the forest sector and forest management activities and environmental impacts.

    Release date: 2018-03-14

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800254909
    Description:

    This study compares the positional accuracy of geocoding using postal codes versus roof-top centroids derived from full street addresses (“reference locations”). The analysis is based on self-reported address data from the 2011 Census of Population.

    Release date: 2018-02-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2017002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at outdoor water use by Canadian households.

    Release date: 2017-07-21

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2017086
    Description:

    The natural resources sector is an important part of the Canadian economic landscape. It plays a significant role in Canada’s economic growth, employment and investment. The development of new mines, energy sources, oil and gas reserves, as well as forest products, have led to the sector’s increasingly important role in Canada’s overall economic development. The sector is often an important driver of economic growth and is a key influence on regional economic performance. Given the importance of this sector, policymakers, researchers, businesses and households require comprehensive and timely statistics in order to assess the evolution, structure, role and contribution of this sector to the Canadian economy.

    Release date: 2017-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201700114838
    Description:

    The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (Pan-Canadian Framework) was introduced by the Government of Canada in 2016, in effort to combat climate change (Environment and Climate Change Canada). Under the framework, Canadian jurisdictions are required to price carbon emissions by 2018.

    Release date: 2017-05-31

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201700114825
    Description:

    Natural resources play an important role in the Canadian economy because their extraction forms a significant component of Canada’s current income. Currently Canada’s natural resource asset accounts include energy resources, mineral resources and timber. The monetary value of a natural resource asset can be derived using several approaches such as market price, replacement cost and the net present value generated from the resource.

    This study summarizes the methods used to integrate the value of selected natural resource assets into Canada’s quarterly national balance sheet accounts. It also explains the need to incorporate natural resource assets to provide a more comprehensive picture of Canada’s wealth. Data sources used include the quarterly national balance sheet accounts and the annual natural resource asset accounts.

    Release date: 2017-05-30

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2017001
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the treatment of drinking water by Canadian households. This publication covers some water treatment techniques, the reasons provided by households to explain their behavior, and various characteristics of households that have a link with their tendency to treat water.

    Release date: 2017-05-01

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201700014784
    Description:

    The article "Freshwater in Canada" provides up-to-date statistics on freshwater supply and demand. The report includes includes maps, charts and tables for each of Canada's 25 drainage regions. It also provides data on some of the factors that influence the supply and quality of freshwater.

    Release date: 2017-03-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2016002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at Canadian households' awareness of radon.

    Release date: 2016-12-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-631-X2016001
    Description:

    This presentation highlights some of the major analytical findings related to health and aging research conducted at Statistics Canada over the past five years. The presentation begins with current demographic findings and projections to set the context followed by research highlights which focus on key areas pertinent to aging including chronic conditions, social isolation, home care, neurological disease and transitions to institutional care. Many of the research highlights are drawn from recent Statistics Canada publications, links to the full research articles are provided where available.

    Release date: 2016-07-28

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201600214629
    Description:

    This study examines selected energy-related production, distribution, accidents and GHG emissions data over a ten year period (2005 to 2014).

    Release date: 2016-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2016001
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the irrigation methods and conservation practices used on Canadian farms, using data from the 2014 Agricultural Water Survey.

    Release date: 2016-07-08

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201600114570
    Description:

    This study uses the Households and the Environment Survey along with the Waste Management Industry Survey, to examine the disposal and diversion activities of Canadian households from 2002 to 2013, focusing on electronic waste.

    Release date: 2016-05-24

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201600014361
    Description:

    The article "The changing landscape of Canadian metropolitan areas" provides an analysis of land cover and land use change in Canada's largest cities. It focuses on the change in built-up area, arable land and natural and semi-natural land in and around CMAs from 1971 to 2011. The report includes CMA-specific geographical profiles that include tables, charts and maps as well as links to a wealth of other relevant information.

    The June 2016 update includes the addition of spatial data files (ArcGIS®, file extension: .shp) for each CMA that can be downloaded from the HTML version of the publication.

    Release date: 2016-03-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-627-M2016003
    Description:

    The infographic, entitled TORONTO. Your city. Your facts. Take a look!, is designed to inform readers about Statistics Canada survey collection in the Toronto and surrounding areas by presenting a selection of household survey data for the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto. The purpose of this infographic is to encourage residents in the Toronto and surrounding areas to participate in Statistics Canada's surveys when they are selected.

    Release date: 2016-03-16

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015009
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the environmental quality of surface water sources prior to treatment using data from the 2013 Survey of Drinking Water Plants.

    Release date: 2015-12-18

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201500914239
    Description:

    This paper outlines the methodology being used to integrate the value of selected natural resource assets into the quarterly sectored national balance sheet accounts. It responds to recommendations in the revised United Nations System of National Accounts to include these values in the balance sheet. The addition of these asset values will significantly increase and improve measures of sectoral net worth.

    Release date: 2015-11-17

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015008
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at trees, shrubs and hedges around Canadian homes using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015006
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at households that grew their own fruits, herbs, vegetables and flowers using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-05-26

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015007
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the use of fertilizers and pesticides by Canadian households using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-05-26

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015005
    Description:

    This factsheet examines capital expenditures on environmental protection and capital spending by industry from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures.

    Release date: 2015-04-29

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at households with respect to parks and green spaces using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-14

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015003
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the outdoor activities done close to home of households using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-14

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015004
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the environmental engagement of households using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-14

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  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2018001
    Description:

    To comply with various environmental rules, businesses invest in processes and technologies that eliminate or reduce pollution before it is created (pollution prevention), or before it is released into the environment (pollution abatement and control). However, the various industries do not all spend at the same rate and do not all use the same techniques. This depends on current regulations and economic growth in the industry. This study draws a portrait of the environmental protection expenditures by the three of the main industries in Canada: oil and gas extraction; petroleum and coal product manufacturing; and electric power generation, transmission and distribution.

    Release date: 2018-04-13

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X2018001
    Description:

    Forests in Canada tells the story of Canada's forests, providing up-to-date statistics on forest area, forest products and ecosystem services, economic and social contributions of the forest sector and forest management activities and environmental impacts.

    Release date: 2018-03-14

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800254909
    Description:

    This study compares the positional accuracy of geocoding using postal codes versus roof-top centroids derived from full street addresses (“reference locations”). The analysis is based on self-reported address data from the 2011 Census of Population.

    Release date: 2018-02-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2017002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at outdoor water use by Canadian households.

    Release date: 2017-07-21

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2017086
    Description:

    The natural resources sector is an important part of the Canadian economic landscape. It plays a significant role in Canada’s economic growth, employment and investment. The development of new mines, energy sources, oil and gas reserves, as well as forest products, have led to the sector’s increasingly important role in Canada’s overall economic development. The sector is often an important driver of economic growth and is a key influence on regional economic performance. Given the importance of this sector, policymakers, researchers, businesses and households require comprehensive and timely statistics in order to assess the evolution, structure, role and contribution of this sector to the Canadian economy.

    Release date: 2017-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201700114838
    Description:

    The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (Pan-Canadian Framework) was introduced by the Government of Canada in 2016, in effort to combat climate change (Environment and Climate Change Canada). Under the framework, Canadian jurisdictions are required to price carbon emissions by 2018.

    Release date: 2017-05-31

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201700114825
    Description:

    Natural resources play an important role in the Canadian economy because their extraction forms a significant component of Canada’s current income. Currently Canada’s natural resource asset accounts include energy resources, mineral resources and timber. The monetary value of a natural resource asset can be derived using several approaches such as market price, replacement cost and the net present value generated from the resource.

    This study summarizes the methods used to integrate the value of selected natural resource assets into Canada’s quarterly national balance sheet accounts. It also explains the need to incorporate natural resource assets to provide a more comprehensive picture of Canada’s wealth. Data sources used include the quarterly national balance sheet accounts and the annual natural resource asset accounts.

    Release date: 2017-05-30

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2017001
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the treatment of drinking water by Canadian households. This publication covers some water treatment techniques, the reasons provided by households to explain their behavior, and various characteristics of households that have a link with their tendency to treat water.

    Release date: 2017-05-01

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201700014784
    Description:

    The article "Freshwater in Canada" provides up-to-date statistics on freshwater supply and demand. The report includes includes maps, charts and tables for each of Canada's 25 drainage regions. It also provides data on some of the factors that influence the supply and quality of freshwater.

    Release date: 2017-03-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2016002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at Canadian households' awareness of radon.

    Release date: 2016-12-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-631-X2016001
    Description:

    This presentation highlights some of the major analytical findings related to health and aging research conducted at Statistics Canada over the past five years. The presentation begins with current demographic findings and projections to set the context followed by research highlights which focus on key areas pertinent to aging including chronic conditions, social isolation, home care, neurological disease and transitions to institutional care. Many of the research highlights are drawn from recent Statistics Canada publications, links to the full research articles are provided where available.

    Release date: 2016-07-28

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201600214629
    Description:

    This study examines selected energy-related production, distribution, accidents and GHG emissions data over a ten year period (2005 to 2014).

    Release date: 2016-07-12

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2016001
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the irrigation methods and conservation practices used on Canadian farms, using data from the 2014 Agricultural Water Survey.

    Release date: 2016-07-08

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201600114570
    Description:

    This study uses the Households and the Environment Survey along with the Waste Management Industry Survey, to examine the disposal and diversion activities of Canadian households from 2002 to 2013, focusing on electronic waste.

    Release date: 2016-05-24

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201600014361
    Description:

    The article "The changing landscape of Canadian metropolitan areas" provides an analysis of land cover and land use change in Canada's largest cities. It focuses on the change in built-up area, arable land and natural and semi-natural land in and around CMAs from 1971 to 2011. The report includes CMA-specific geographical profiles that include tables, charts and maps as well as links to a wealth of other relevant information.

    The June 2016 update includes the addition of spatial data files (ArcGIS®, file extension: .shp) for each CMA that can be downloaded from the HTML version of the publication.

    Release date: 2016-03-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-627-M2016003
    Description:

    The infographic, entitled TORONTO. Your city. Your facts. Take a look!, is designed to inform readers about Statistics Canada survey collection in the Toronto and surrounding areas by presenting a selection of household survey data for the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto. The purpose of this infographic is to encourage residents in the Toronto and surrounding areas to participate in Statistics Canada's surveys when they are selected.

    Release date: 2016-03-16

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015009
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the environmental quality of surface water sources prior to treatment using data from the 2013 Survey of Drinking Water Plants.

    Release date: 2015-12-18

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201500914239
    Description:

    This paper outlines the methodology being used to integrate the value of selected natural resource assets into the quarterly sectored national balance sheet accounts. It responds to recommendations in the revised United Nations System of National Accounts to include these values in the balance sheet. The addition of these asset values will significantly increase and improve measures of sectoral net worth.

    Release date: 2015-11-17

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015008
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at trees, shrubs and hedges around Canadian homes using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015006
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at households that grew their own fruits, herbs, vegetables and flowers using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-05-26

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015007
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the use of fertilizers and pesticides by Canadian households using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-05-26

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015005
    Description:

    This factsheet examines capital expenditures on environmental protection and capital spending by industry from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures.

    Release date: 2015-04-29

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at households with respect to parks and green spaces using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-14

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015003
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the outdoor activities done close to home of households using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-14

  • Articles and reports: 16-508-X2015004
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the environmental engagement of households using data from the 2013 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-14

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