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Everything tagged: Statistics

2016 Census and the LIS Community

Extracts from the 2016 Census about the library and information management community.


Blog December 4, 2017 

Resignation of the Chief Statistician of Canada

Wayne Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada and the deputy head of Statistics Canada, announced his resignation today, citing concerns over the independence of the agency with the transfer of its information technology infrastructure to Shared Services Canada.


News September 16, 2016 

Information Management (IM) and Library Science (LS) Community Profiles

The Chief Information Officer Branch at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat recently published two infographics about the Information Management (IM) and Library Science (LS) communities in the federal public service.


News June 17, 2016 

Book publishing industry, 2014

Statistics Canada released data on the book publishing industry in Canada for 2014.


News May 19, 2016 

Literacy and numeracy among off-reserve First Nations people and Métis: Do higher skill levels improve labour market outcomes?

This article examines the literacy and numeracy skills of off reserve First Nations and Métis adults aged 25 to 65, focusing on the factors and labour market outcomes associated with higher skill levels.


News May 18, 2016 

Ontario Public Library Association (OPLA) Releases Report on Children’s Services

Produced every three years, the report evaluates various trends and nuances in how Ontario’s public libraries cater to children older than five and younger than 12 years of age.


News May 3, 2016 

Ontario Public Library Usage and Visits at an All Time High!

The number of people visiting public libraries in Ontario is at an all-time high with Internet and online usage going through the roof, according to the latest polls and statistics released by the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries (


News January 13, 2016 

Highlights from Ministerial Mandate Letters

Highlights from ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.


Blog November 13, 2015 

Historical Research (HR) Positions in the Government of Canada, 1990 to 2012

The extract shows the number of Historical Research (HR) positions from 1990 to 2012.


Blog July 8, 2013 

Library Science (LS) Positions in the Government of Canada, 1990 to 2012

The extract shows the number of Library Science (LS) positions from 1990 to 2012.


Blog July 8, 2013