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  • Journals and periodicals: 11-631-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada engages regularly with Canadians to discuss statistical findings about the country’s economy, society and environment. Events are held in various cities throughout the year to discuss the use of statistics in many fields. These events provide Statistics Canada with an opportunity to promote the role of official statistics and better understand data users’ needs.

    This series provides online access to the presentations that were made at outreach events with data users.

    Release date: 2018-04-23

  • Journals and periodicals: 75-006-X
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, including labour, income, education, social, and demographic issues, that affect the lives of Canadians.

    Release date: 2018-03-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-629-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada produces videos that present key communications messages to multiple publics in an easy-to-understand way. As a communications tool, they make complex information and ideas easy to interpret by telling a visual story. Statistics Canada has videos on a variety of topics.

    Release date: 2018-03-16

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-503-X
    Description:

    Understanding the role of women in Canadian society and how it has changed over time is dependent on having information that can begin to shed light on the diverse circumstances and experiences of women. Women in Canada provides an unparalleled compilation of data related to women's family status, education, employment, economic well-being, unpaid work, health, and more.

    Women in Canada allows readers to better understand the experience of women compared to that of men. Recognizing that women are not a homogenous group and that experiences differ not only across gender but also within gender groups, Women in Canada includes chapters on immigrant women, women in a visible minority, Aboriginal women, senior women, and women with participation and activity limitations.

    Release date: 2017-06-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-652-X
    Description:

    This publication presents key highlights and results from the General Social Survey on the topics of caregiving and care receiving; social identity; giving, volunteering and participating; victimization; time use; and family.

    Release date: 2017-06-01

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-654-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    Release date: 2016-07-05

  • 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

  • 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

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-647-X
    Description:

    This publication provides an overview of the time use of Canadians produced from the 2010 General Social Survey on Time Stress and Well-being. It presents information on participation rates and average amount of time spent on various activities and compares recent data with information obtained from a similar survey conducted in 1998. In addition, it examines Canadians' perceptions of time stress.

    Release date: 2011-07-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 71-542-X
    Description:

    This report offers highlights from the 2007 Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering, and Participating (CSGVP) which was undertaken to better understand how Canadians support individuals and communities on their own or through their involvement with charitable and non-profit organizations. For this survey, thousands of Canadians aged 15 and over were asked how they: gave money and other resources to individuals and to organizations; volunteered time to help others and to enhance their communities; and participated in the practices which help give substance to active citizenship. The results from this survey allow this report to tell a story about who Canada's volunteers and charitable donors are and the ways in which they contribute to our society.

    Release date: 2009-06-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 89F0133X
    Description:

    This report provides annual updates to the data presented in the labour force chapter in the Statistics Canada publication Women in Canada 2000 (catalogue no. 89-503-XPE, October 2000) which documents the major changes in the evolving status of women in Canada. Topics covered in this report include trends in employment, shifts in the occupational distribution of women, part-time work, self-employment and unemployment rates.

    Release date: 2007-04-20

  • Journals and periodicals: 61-533-S
    Description:

    This booklet summarizes the key results of the first National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations. These organizations have a significant economic presence and serve as vehicles for citizen engagement. However, many report significant challenges to their capacity to fulfill their missions.

    Release date: 2005-03-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-584-M
    Description:

    This study provides a detailed analysis of findings based on the 1998 General Social Survey on Time Use, with some analysis of trends over time using the 1986 and 1992 time use surveys. It addresses the question of how life transitions affect time use patterns and quality of life indicators.

    Like other resources, time is finite. Unlike other resources, time is shared equally by everyone. The trade-offs people make between competing activities depend largely on the nature of their roles and obligations at each stage of life. These trade-offs say a great deal about a person's lifestyle, preferences and choices, or lack of choice. However, the life cycle has lost the uniformity and formality that it once had. Life-course patterns are now more diverse, and the transitions themselves are more likely to be experienced as extended and complex processes rather than as distinct events. Thus, it becomes important to study the impact of various life transitions on time use and quality of life.

    This study examines the following life transitions, with a focus on a comparison of the experiences of women and men:- transition from school to employment- transitions related to union formation and parenthood- transition to retirement- transitions associated with aging: widowhood and changes in living arrangements

    Release date: 2004-09-09

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-598-X
    Description:

    This survey collected information on a wide range of activities, such as social contacts with family, friends and neighbours; involvement in formal organizations, political activities and volunteer work; values and attitudes; the level of trust in people and in public institutions; and the care provided or received on an informal basis.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-582-X
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to use data from the General Social Survey of 1996 and 2002 to examine the topic of caregiving. This paper answers the following questions: Is a larger share of the senior population receiving care for long-term health problems? What are the characteristics of the seniors receiving formal and informal care? What are the characteristics of the informal care providers? What are the consequences of providing informal care to seniors?

    Release date: 2003-09-02

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-576-X
    Description:

    The increasing popularity of common-law unions is transforming family life in Canada, according to new data from the 2001 General Social Survey. Over the past 30 years, common-law unions have become more and more popular, especially in Quebec and among younger women in other provinces.

    Although younger women are more likely to start their conjugal life by living common law, most will eventually marry. First common-law unions are twice as likely to end in separation as first marriages. What is more, a growing proportion of women have experienced at least two unions, and the likelihood of choosing a common-law relationship over marriage for the second union is also increasing. The analysis shows that the trends observed in the formation and break-up of unions apply equally to men and women. Since men are on average older than women when they start their conjugal life, they tend to experience the events at an older age.

    Release date: 2002-07-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 75F0048M
    Description:

    This series of reports is from the Nonprofit Sector Knowledge Base Project. Begun in 1997, the Nonprofit Sector Knowledge Base Project is a multi-year initiative to build a corpus of reliable data and knowledge pertaining to the voluntary sector, its organizations, and the contributory behaviour of Canadians. Its component activities include an inventory of existing data resources, studies to identify the distinctive characteristics and the social dynamics of volunteering and giving of volunteers and charitable donors, participating in generating new data via surveys and case studies, assessing the state of existing information on the voluntary sector in Canada, and strengthening conceptual frameworks that will advance our understanding of the voluntary domain. An essential implicit objective has been to encourage a shift from an orientation to short-term, piecemeal data creation on volunteering toward a longer-term perspective on systematic information development. As of December 2001, 25 research reports had been prepared and others are in preparation. (A list of reports from the project is available on request.)

    Release date: 2002-03-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 75F0033M
    Description:

    Statistics Canada is developing a body of knowledge on the nonprofit sector in Canada through the Nonprofit Sector Knowledge Base Project. The results of research studies are reported periodically in a series of brief reports posted on Statistics Canada's website. The findings will be of interest to those researching the voluntary sector or working in nonprofit organizations.

    Release date: 2001-09-17

  • Journals and periodicals: 21F0018X
    Description:

    This slide presentation provides a profile of basic structures and trends in rural and small town Canada.

    Release date: 2001-05-28

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-570-X
    Description:

    The purpose of this book is to describe the nature, extent and consequences of informal care in Canada to seniors with high care needs. Data from the 1996 General Social Survey provide the basis for discussions of how seniors receiving care compare to other seniors; of the amount and types of care provided to seniors; of the impacts on caregivers of their caring work. Findings are synthesized into a set of issues concerning Canada's informal caregiving resources and the likely costs and benefits of increased demands on those resources.

    Release date: 1999-11-02

  • Journals and periodicals: 21F0016X
    Description:

    Based on a presentation by Dr. Ivan Fellegi to the Federal Deputy Ministers' Committee on the Economic Renewal of Rural Canada in September l996, Understanding rural Canada uses charts and maps to present information on: rural demography showing population change and net migration by census division for the most recent 5-year period (l989 to l994); a focus on rural youth including information on education attained, plans for further education and ablility to use computers; rural employment, rural unemployment, rural employment in growing sectors and rural employment by small businesses; a classification of census divisions by level of average incomes and change in average incomes to show that many rural areas have lower incomes and their incomes are falling further behind; and, a typology of census divisions where rural areas are classified to rural nirvana areas, agro-rural areas, rural enclave areas, rural resourced areas and native north areas. This presentation was an outgrowth of the publication Rural Canada: a profile published by the federal Interdepartmental Committee on Rural and Remote Canada in March, l995.

    Release date: 1998-04-01

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-544-X
    Description:

    This study provides a detailed analysis of findings based on the 1992 General Social Survey of Time Use. It examines the daily behaviour patterns and inherent time stress of key population groups among Canadians aged 15 and over. Men and women have been grouped into four broad age categories: youths, 15 to 24; baby boomers, 25-44; mid-agers, 45-64; and seniors, 65 and over. Key population cohorts were subsequently created by combining the significant dimensions that make up the various roles that individuals play over the life cycle (e.g., main activity, sex, marital status, child status and for seniors, living arrangements).

    Inter-group differences are explored in the average time spent on both paid and unpaid work activities, personal care and the time left for leisure activities. A number of issues are investigated such as equality of work and leisure within the family, the impact of the influx of women into the labour force, the responsibility for care giving of children and elderly parents, and more general concerns related to the aging of the population. As well, inter-group differences in the tensions arising from the effort to balance work and educational responsibilities with personal needs and family obligations are examined. The concluding chapter provides a snapshot of Canadian men and women at work and at play at various stages over the life cycle.

    Release date: 1995-12-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-508-X
    Description:

    This national study looks at the kinds of family and friendship links upon which seniors rely for support. With an analysis of data collected in the 1985 General Social Survey, the publication shows how the network of family and friendship ties which one can expect to have, varies systematically over the course of one's life. The study demonstrates the substantial levels of help given to others by seniors, as well as the help they receive.

    Release date: 1989-04-01

  • Journals and periodicals: 12M0002X
    Description:

    Cycle 2 collected data for persons 15 years of age and older which covered: activities of Canadians over a 24 hour period (identifying each activity done, where, when and with whom), education, occupation and other demographic characteristics of parents and respondent, satisfaction and happiness; language knowledge, current language practices including use in home, at work and at school, change in language use in last five years.

    The target population of the GSS (General Social Survey) consisted of all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 1988-04-30

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  • Journals and periodicals: 11-631-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada engages regularly with Canadians to discuss statistical findings about the country’s economy, society and environment. Events are held in various cities throughout the year to discuss the use of statistics in many fields. These events provide Statistics Canada with an opportunity to promote the role of official statistics and better understand data users’ needs.

    This series provides online access to the presentations that were made at outreach events with data users.

    Release date: 2018-04-23

  • Journals and periodicals: 75-006-X
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, including labour, income, education, social, and demographic issues, that affect the lives of Canadians.

    Release date: 2018-03-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-629-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada produces videos that present key communications messages to multiple publics in an easy-to-understand way. As a communications tool, they make complex information and ideas easy to interpret by telling a visual story. Statistics Canada has videos on a variety of topics.

    Release date: 2018-03-16

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-503-X
    Description:

    Understanding the role of women in Canadian society and how it has changed over time is dependent on having information that can begin to shed light on the diverse circumstances and experiences of women. Women in Canada provides an unparalleled compilation of data related to women's family status, education, employment, economic well-being, unpaid work, health, and more.

    Women in Canada allows readers to better understand the experience of women compared to that of men. Recognizing that women are not a homogenous group and that experiences differ not only across gender but also within gender groups, Women in Canada includes chapters on immigrant women, women in a visible minority, Aboriginal women, senior women, and women with participation and activity limitations.

    Release date: 2017-06-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-652-X
    Description:

    This publication presents key highlights and results from the General Social Survey on the topics of caregiving and care receiving; social identity; giving, volunteering and participating; victimization; time use; and family.

    Release date: 2017-06-01

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-654-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    Release date: 2016-07-05

  • 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

  • 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

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-647-X
    Description:

    This publication provides an overview of the time use of Canadians produced from the 2010 General Social Survey on Time Stress and Well-being. It presents information on participation rates and average amount of time spent on various activities and compares recent data with information obtained from a similar survey conducted in 1998. In addition, it examines Canadians' perceptions of time stress.

    Release date: 2011-07-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 71-542-X
    Description:

    This report offers highlights from the 2007 Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering, and Participating (CSGVP) which was undertaken to better understand how Canadians support individuals and communities on their own or through their involvement with charitable and non-profit organizations. For this survey, thousands of Canadians aged 15 and over were asked how they: gave money and other resources to individuals and to organizations; volunteered time to help others and to enhance their communities; and participated in the practices which help give substance to active citizenship. The results from this survey allow this report to tell a story about who Canada's volunteers and charitable donors are and the ways in which they contribute to our society.

    Release date: 2009-06-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 89F0133X
    Description:

    This report provides annual updates to the data presented in the labour force chapter in the Statistics Canada publication Women in Canada 2000 (catalogue no. 89-503-XPE, October 2000) which documents the major changes in the evolving status of women in Canada. Topics covered in this report include trends in employment, shifts in the occupational distribution of women, part-time work, self-employment and unemployment rates.

    Release date: 2007-04-20

  • Journals and periodicals: 61-533-S
    Description:

    This booklet summarizes the key results of the first National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations. These organizations have a significant economic presence and serve as vehicles for citizen engagement. However, many report significant challenges to their capacity to fulfill their missions.

    Release date: 2005-03-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-584-M
    Description:

    This study provides a detailed analysis of findings based on the 1998 General Social Survey on Time Use, with some analysis of trends over time using the 1986 and 1992 time use surveys. It addresses the question of how life transitions affect time use patterns and quality of life indicators.

    Like other resources, time is finite. Unlike other resources, time is shared equally by everyone. The trade-offs people make between competing activities depend largely on the nature of their roles and obligations at each stage of life. These trade-offs say a great deal about a person's lifestyle, preferences and choices, or lack of choice. However, the life cycle has lost the uniformity and formality that it once had. Life-course patterns are now more diverse, and the transitions themselves are more likely to be experienced as extended and complex processes rather than as distinct events. Thus, it becomes important to study the impact of various life transitions on time use and quality of life.

    This study examines the following life transitions, with a focus on a comparison of the experiences of women and men:- transition from school to employment- transitions related to union formation and parenthood- transition to retirement- transitions associated with aging: widowhood and changes in living arrangements

    Release date: 2004-09-09

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-598-X
    Description:

    This survey collected information on a wide range of activities, such as social contacts with family, friends and neighbours; involvement in formal organizations, political activities and volunteer work; values and attitudes; the level of trust in people and in public institutions; and the care provided or received on an informal basis.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-582-X
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to use data from the General Social Survey of 1996 and 2002 to examine the topic of caregiving. This paper answers the following questions: Is a larger share of the senior population receiving care for long-term health problems? What are the characteristics of the seniors receiving formal and informal care? What are the characteristics of the informal care providers? What are the consequences of providing informal care to seniors?

    Release date: 2003-09-02

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-576-X
    Description:

    The increasing popularity of common-law unions is transforming family life in Canada, according to new data from the 2001 General Social Survey. Over the past 30 years, common-law unions have become more and more popular, especially in Quebec and among younger women in other provinces.

    Although younger women are more likely to start their conjugal life by living common law, most will eventually marry. First common-law unions are twice as likely to end in separation as first marriages. What is more, a growing proportion of women have experienced at least two unions, and the likelihood of choosing a common-law relationship over marriage for the second union is also increasing. The analysis shows that the trends observed in the formation and break-up of unions apply equally to men and women. Since men are on average older than women when they start their conjugal life, they tend to experience the events at an older age.

    Release date: 2002-07-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 75F0048M
    Description:

    This series of reports is from the Nonprofit Sector Knowledge Base Project. Begun in 1997, the Nonprofit Sector Knowledge Base Project is a multi-year initiative to build a corpus of reliable data and knowledge pertaining to the voluntary sector, its organizations, and the contributory behaviour of Canadians. Its component activities include an inventory of existing data resources, studies to identify the distinctive characteristics and the social dynamics of volunteering and giving of volunteers and charitable donors, participating in generating new data via surveys and case studies, assessing the state of existing information on the voluntary sector in Canada, and strengthening conceptual frameworks that will advance our understanding of the voluntary domain. An essential implicit objective has been to encourage a shift from an orientation to short-term, piecemeal data creation on volunteering toward a longer-term perspective on systematic information development. As of December 2001, 25 research reports had been prepared and others are in preparation. (A list of reports from the project is available on request.)

    Release date: 2002-03-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 75F0033M
    Description:

    Statistics Canada is developing a body of knowledge on the nonprofit sector in Canada through the Nonprofit Sector Knowledge Base Project. The results of research studies are reported periodically in a series of brief reports posted on Statistics Canada's website. The findings will be of interest to those researching the voluntary sector or working in nonprofit organizations.

    Release date: 2001-09-17

  • Journals and periodicals: 21F0018X
    Description:

    This slide presentation provides a profile of basic structures and trends in rural and small town Canada.

    Release date: 2001-05-28

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-570-X
    Description:

    The purpose of this book is to describe the nature, extent and consequences of informal care in Canada to seniors with high care needs. Data from the 1996 General Social Survey provide the basis for discussions of how seniors receiving care compare to other seniors; of the amount and types of care provided to seniors; of the impacts on caregivers of their caring work. Findings are synthesized into a set of issues concerning Canada's informal caregiving resources and the likely costs and benefits of increased demands on those resources.

    Release date: 1999-11-02

  • Journals and periodicals: 21F0016X
    Description:

    Based on a presentation by Dr. Ivan Fellegi to the Federal Deputy Ministers' Committee on the Economic Renewal of Rural Canada in September l996, Understanding rural Canada uses charts and maps to present information on: rural demography showing population change and net migration by census division for the most recent 5-year period (l989 to l994); a focus on rural youth including information on education attained, plans for further education and ablility to use computers; rural employment, rural unemployment, rural employment in growing sectors and rural employment by small businesses; a classification of census divisions by level of average incomes and change in average incomes to show that many rural areas have lower incomes and their incomes are falling further behind; and, a typology of census divisions where rural areas are classified to rural nirvana areas, agro-rural areas, rural enclave areas, rural resourced areas and native north areas. This presentation was an outgrowth of the publication Rural Canada: a profile published by the federal Interdepartmental Committee on Rural and Remote Canada in March, l995.

    Release date: 1998-04-01

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-544-X
    Description:

    This study provides a detailed analysis of findings based on the 1992 General Social Survey of Time Use. It examines the daily behaviour patterns and inherent time stress of key population groups among Canadians aged 15 and over. Men and women have been grouped into four broad age categories: youths, 15 to 24; baby boomers, 25-44; mid-agers, 45-64; and seniors, 65 and over. Key population cohorts were subsequently created by combining the significant dimensions that make up the various roles that individuals play over the life cycle (e.g., main activity, sex, marital status, child status and for seniors, living arrangements).

    Inter-group differences are explored in the average time spent on both paid and unpaid work activities, personal care and the time left for leisure activities. A number of issues are investigated such as equality of work and leisure within the family, the impact of the influx of women into the labour force, the responsibility for care giving of children and elderly parents, and more general concerns related to the aging of the population. As well, inter-group differences in the tensions arising from the effort to balance work and educational responsibilities with personal needs and family obligations are examined. The concluding chapter provides a snapshot of Canadian men and women at work and at play at various stages over the life cycle.

    Release date: 1995-12-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-508-X
    Description:

    This national study looks at the kinds of family and friendship links upon which seniors rely for support. With an analysis of data collected in the 1985 General Social Survey, the publication shows how the network of family and friendship ties which one can expect to have, varies systematically over the course of one's life. The study demonstrates the substantial levels of help given to others by seniors, as well as the help they receive.

    Release date: 1989-04-01

  • Journals and periodicals: 12M0002X
    Description:

    Cycle 2 collected data for persons 15 years of age and older which covered: activities of Canadians over a 24 hour period (identifying each activity done, where, when and with whom), education, occupation and other demographic characteristics of parents and respondent, satisfaction and happiness; language knowledge, current language practices including use in home, at work and at school, change in language use in last five years.

    The target population of the GSS (General Social Survey) consisted of all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 1988-04-30

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