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Access Statistics Canada information on selected aboriginal communities in Canada. Topics include education, language, labour activity, health, communications technology, mobility, and housing.
Maintained by the Population Studies Centre of the University of Western Ontario, this searchable bibliography covers publications in English and French on Canada's population.
This site provides online access to printable maps of the provinces and territories. It also includes maps relating to the environment, history, economy, climate change, health, fresh water, as well as topographic maps.
Access current and historical statistics from the Bank of Canada, including exchange rates, interest rates, price indexes, and monetary policy indicators. The site includes additional resources such as a currency converter and an inflation calculator.
Start here to find information about Canada that was collected in the 2011 Census of Canada. There is a link to earlier Censuses. The link below enables you to search for information about specific communities. There are links to the new National Household Survey and previous versions of the Census.
Natural Resources Canada provides access to a fully interactive database of scientific literature citations and abstracts related to efficacy, environmental acceptability and cost-benefits of techniques used to control competing vegetation, insects and diseases in Canadian forestry.
If you need assistance retrieving data on the CIHI website, please contact Doug Kariel.
The Canadian Opinion Research Archive makes available commercial and independent surveys to the academic, research and journalistic communities. Founded in 1992, CORA contains hundreds of surveys including thousands of discrete items collected by major commercial Canadian firms dating back to the 1970s.
Access current cancer statistics in Canada. The database shows trends in cancer incidence by province and territory, by age group, over time, and for different cancer sites. Includes graphs and tables and instructions for downloading the information.
Access Statistics Canada data on social and economic aspects of Canadian life using the Canadian Socio-economic Information and Management Database.
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Access current cardiovascular disease statistics in Canada. The database shows trends for cardiovascular disease mortality and hospital separations by province and territory, by age group, over time. Includes graphs and tables and instructions for downloading the information.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Founded in 1949, CRL supports advanced research and teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars a wealth of rare and uncommon primary source materials from all world regions.
CRL's deep and diverse collections are built by specialists and experts at the major U.S. and Canadian research universities, who work together to identify and preserve unique and uncommon documentation and evidence, and to ensure its long-term integrity and accessiblity to reesarchers in the CRL community.
This site provide population statistics for most countries, states, provinces and cities. It also provides some historical data which identifies population change.
The Community Information Database (CID) is a free internet-based resource developed to provide communities, researchers, and governments with access to consistent and reliable socio-economic and demographic data and information for all communities across Canada. The CID was developed by the Government of Canada’s Rural Secretariat in collaboration with the provinces and territories, other government departments, and community groups. The CID provides: * Access to over 500 pieces of data about your community or region, including: population, education, income, employment, families, and much more * An interactive map for displaying and accessing data * A tool for you to learn more about rural Canada
To access, click below the writing on the home page.
The Conference Board of Canada E-Library database provides research on economic trends, organizational performance and public policy issues. These detailed reports are available in full text.
Use Commonwealth Universities Database Online Service (CUDOS) to locate higher education data from around the world. Information about Association of Commonwealth Universities members includes five searchable areas: institutions, staff, research interests, study areas and scholarship information.
The DLI provides faculty, staff, and student associated with Canadian academic institutions with affordable access to Statistics Canada databases for teaching and research. If you need access to data that is available through the Data Liberation Intiative, please contact Doug Kariel.
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FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries.
This database provides market information on countries, industries, companies as well as consumer expenditure information. You may access information either by searching or browsing.
Access Government of Canada information available electronically from Statistics Canada, Library of Parliament, Finance Canada, Industry Canada, etc.
This profile features health region data from a number of sources including Statistics Canada's health surveys, administrative data, and the census of population. The application is designed to give quick access to the latest health-related data available for a selected health region, providing the corresponding provincial data by default, but users can easily select any region of choice for comparison.
This product presents comparable time-series data for a range of health indicators from a number of sources including the Canadian Community Health Survey, Vital Statistics, and Canadian Cancer Registry. The application is designed to give quick access to recent trends that can be customized by indicator or by geography.
This is a portal for Statistics Canada health information. There are links to various surveys, statistical tools, and information about the health of Canadians.
Use this database to locate brief information on 40,000 companies. Includes company location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, etc. Use the title or company field to search company names.
Performance Plus is an on-line performance benchmarking tool. It provides detailed financial and employment data on more than 600 business sectors across Canada, including more than 30 performance benchmarks to help small businesses determine how they measure up against their competitors. This tool uses the Small Business Profiles (SBP) created from a sample of Revenue Canada tax returns for both incorporated and unincorporated businesses operating in Canada. Performance Plus gives instant access to benchmark financial data that can help small businesses construct a business plan. This tool also helps new and established firms find out where they stand as compared to a relevant industry average. Performance Plus assists small businesses in making the best operational decisions - quickly, simply and effectively
Access taxonomic, conservation status, and distribution information on threatened and extinct animal species through the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN - The World Conservation Union. The purpose of the IUCN Red List is to determine relative risk of extinction and to catalogue and highlight those taxa at greatest risk.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary United States federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development provides a wealth of information on economic, social development, and health conditions around the world. The statistics and reports are quite informative.
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The Pew Research Center provides data about many areas of American life, including education, internet usage, domestic policy, and economics.
The AU Library doesn't subscribe to this currently. One can get some information from the new organization by going to: Vividata.
This database includes information from the PMB survey of Canadians usage of products and services. Demographic data, as well as information about media consumption and attitudes are included
PRISMA is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. PRISMA focuses on the reporting of reviews evaluating randomized trials, but can also be used as a basis for reporting systematic reviews of other types of research, particularly evaluations of interventions.
Who should use PRISMA?
- Authors: PRISMA aims to help authors improve the reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
- Journal Peer reviewers and editors: PRISMA may also be useful for critical appraisal of published systematic reviews, although it is not a quality assessment instrument to gauge the quality of a systematic review.
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Containing information from the 2011Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, this resource presents a statistical profile for all Canadian communities (cities, towns, villages, Indian Reserves and Settlements, etc.,) for metropolitan areas and for health regions. Includes information on education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, general population information, and health information. A mapping feature is available for viewing the location of a community within Canada.
The Statistics Canada Web site contains a great deal of information, including: census data, Canadian statistics and tabular data on aspects of Canada's economy, land, people and government. This site also provides directory information and links to other Web sites.
Search Trade Analyser for data on world trade as well as Canadian imports and exports. This database combines two Statistics Canada products: World Trade Analyser, the world's most comprehensive global trade flow database, and World Trade Atlas--Canada Edition (formerly known as Canada Trade Analyser). Updated annually, this database covers 190 countries/regions and over 600 different commodities. It is searchable by country, world region, year, and commodity.
This Atlas is the result of collaboration between the United Nations and scientific institutions including the National Geographic Society, the Census of Marine Life and the Food and Agriculture Organization. The Atlas features information about the oceans including maps and statistics, research, climatology, ecology, and information about uses of the oceans. It also covers issues such as food security, climate change, governance and human health. There is a section in which information is categorized by geographical area.
The United Nations Statistics Division provides a global centre for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, and demographic and social statistics gathered from national and international sources.
The World Christian Database (WCD) includes detailed information on all major world religions. Extensive religious and secular statistics are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 238 countries and 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as on 5,000 cities and 3,000 provinces. The WCD incorporates the core data from the World Christian Encyclopedia (WCE) and World Christian Trends (WCT).
This resource is designed to assist you in finding information about higher education institutions globally. It also provides access to data about higher education systems.
The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world's religions for the period 1900 to 2050.