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  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20010036006

    This article looks at whether there are regional differences in giving and volunteering.

    Release date: 2001-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20010036007

    This article examines the time use patterns of Canadians over the past decade, using data from the 1986, 1992 and 1998 General Social Surveys.

    Release date: 2001-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2001004

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) represent both a "problem" and an "opportunity" for rural Canadians. On the one hand, rural employment levels are diminished as more services are supplied to rural Canadians by ICTs - the ubiquitous ATMs (automatic teller machines) are one example. On the other hand, ICTs, and particularly the Internet, provide easier access for rural Canadians to target urban markets and provide urban consumers with easier access to rural goods and services of human capital. In addition, characteristics of migrating youth are discussed as youth can be seen as an indicator of the state of rural areas and are a key factor in rural development. The understanding of the patterns of migration may give rise to solutions for the retention of human capital in rural and small town areas and the promotion of rural development.

    Release date: 2001-12-10

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2001003

    The purpose of this bulletin is to review various responses to "Why are you asking about rural populations?"; to summarize and compare alternative definitions that have been used to delineate the "rural" population within the databases at Statistics Canada; and to offer alternative definitions of "rural" that would be appropriate to each reason for asking about the rural population.

    Release date: 2001-11-19

  • Journals and periodicals: 75F0033M

    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

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X20010065882

    This article uses a measure of low income intensity which incorporates the more commonly known low income rate and the average depth of low income to compare urban and rural families in Canada between 1993 and 1997.

    Release date: 2001-09-12

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20010025821

    This article examines the extent to which children have access to the Internet at home. It focuses on parents' knowledge of their children's use of the Net, the factors that contribute to or limit access, parental concerns about privacy, and the limitations parents place on using the Internet.

    Release date: 2001-09-11

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2001002

    Many towns that started as agricultural trading centres have become successful and growing cities. Part of their original comparative advantage was their proximity to productive and fertile agricultural land. Now their continuing expansion is consuming this high-quality agricultural land. The purpose of this paper is to explore the amount of dependable agricultural land that has been lost to urbanisation.

    Release date: 2001-09-05

  • Articles and reports: 85-553-X19990015810

    This chapter will assess variations in crime between urban and rural areas as reported by respondents to the 1999 General Social Survey.

    Release date: 2001-08-08

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2001001

    The purpose of this bulletin is to provide an overview of the producer services sector in rural Canada.

    Release date: 2001-07-04

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X20010078393

    Research studies have found a connection between spousal violence and separation, particularly for women. Using data from the 1999 General Social Survey, the 1993 Violence Against Women Survey, the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and the Homicide Survey, this Juristat investigates the prevalence, nature and severity of violence that occurs following the breakdown of a marital union.

    Release date: 2001-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 85F0033M2001007

    This paper outlines the experience of religious groups in Canada as victims in the criminal justice system, using a mix of demographic, economic and justice data.

    Release date: 2001-06-14

  • Articles and reports: 85F0033M2001010

    This paper outlines the experience of women in Canada as victims and offenders in the criminal justice system, using a mix of demographic, economic and justice data.

    Release date: 2001-06-14

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20010015702

    This article investigates whether enjoyment of paid work and household work influences our perception of quality of life.

    Release date: 2001-06-12

  • Articles and reports: 81-003-X20000035715

    This study explores why female university students, who outnumber male students, remain underrepresented in several professions, including engineering.

    Release date: 2001-06-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 21F0018X

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

    Release date: 2001-05-28

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000008

    The purpose of this bulletin is to focus on the role of manufacturing sector in rural Canada during the 1980s and the 1990s.

    Release date: 2001-04-18

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000007

    The rural employment picture is changing quickly in Canada. As in most western nations, primary industries in Canada are losing jobs. This provides a challenge to national, provincial and local decision-makers to find new goods and services to export in order to help stabilise the employment levels in communities that are dependent upon primary sector employment. The purpose of this bulletin is to investigate the changing structure of primary sector employment in rural Canada in the 1980s and the 1990s. Specifically, we look at employment in the agricultural industry and employment in all other primary industries (i.e. fishing, logging and forestry, mining and oil and natural gas extraction, and hunting and trapping).

    Release date: 2001-04-05

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X20010018387

    This report provides the most recent information from the 1999-2000 Transition Home Survey. It is a census survey of facilities providing residential services for abused women conducted every 2 years. Questionnaires are mailed to every known facility identified as providing residential services (shelter) to abused women in each province and territory. Information is collected on the characteristics of the facilities and the services provided during the previous 12 months. The survey also provides a one-day snapshot of the characteristics of women and children residing in shelters on a specific day. For the 1999-2000 survey, the snapshot day was April 17, 2000. In 1999-2000, 92% of shelters responded to the survey. Where possible, comparisons are made with the 1997-1998 Transition Home Survey.

    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000006

    The rural industrial picture is quickly changing in Canada. As in most western nations, primary industries in Canada are losing jobs while the service sector is employing more people every year. National, provincial and local decision-makers need an understanding of the mix and the trends of employment among the industrial sectors in rural areas to create policies and strategies that best meet the needs of rural areas. The purpose of this bulletin is to provide an overview of the structure of employment among industrial sectors in rural Canada in the 1980s and the 1990s.

    Release date: 2001-03-21

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000005

    Improving the well-being of rural Canadians is one of the stated objectives of federal rural policy (Mitchell, 2000). There are many economic and non-economic components of "well-being". The objective of this bulletin is to provide an overview of the economic well-being of rural Canadians using a variety of income indicators.

    Release date: 2001-03-08

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000004

    Housing conditions are an important element of well-being. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC, 1999) has developed measures of the suitability of housing in terms of size, condition, and affordability. The purpose of this bulletin is to review the patterns of housing conditions in the predominantly rural regions of Canada.

    Release date: 2001-02-23

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2000003

    Although youth migration has been a popular subject in recent years, little research has focussed on the migration between rural and urban areas. Most of the research has concerned inter-provincial migration. In this bulletin, we consider the magnitude of both rural-urban migration and inter-provincial migration between 1971 and 1996 using population pyramids.

    Release date: 2001-02-07

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2001153

    In this paper a dynamic employment model for women is estimated for rural and urban samples from the first four years of the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics 1993 to 1996. The results provide evidence that there are significant differences between rural and urban labour markets. However, these do not appear to arise - as is often argued - from a lack of childcare facilities, differences in returns to human capital, or the existence of more "traditional" attitudes to the proper role of women in rural areas. The results also suggest labour market segmentation within rural areas with clear differences in employment for women belonging to low income households as shown in the decomposition results.

    Release date: 2001-02-01

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2001157

    This article uses data from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) to investigate the extent to which factors not previously explored in the Canadian context account for wage differences between men and women. Like other studies using standard decomposition techniques and controlling for a variety of productivity-related characteristics, the results demonstrate that men still enjoy a wage advantage over women: women's average hourly wage rate is about 84% - 89% of the men's average. Unlike other studies, controls for work experience and job-related responsibilities are used. Gender differences in full-year, full-time work experience explain at most, 12% of the gender wage gap. Gender differences in the opportunity to supervise and to perform certain tasks account for about 5% of the gender wage gap. Yet despite the long list of productivity related factors, a substantial portion of the gender wage gap cannot be explained.

    Many studies rely on measures such as age or potential experience (= age minus number of years of schooling minus six) as a proxy for actual labour market. Neither of these measures account for complete withdrawals from the labour market nor for restrictions on the number of hours worked per week or on the number of weeks worked per year due to family-related responsibilities. The results show that proxies for experience yield larger adjusted gender wage gaps than when actual experience is used.

    Release date: 2001-01-30

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