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News tagged: Statistics

Statistics Canada Launches Culture Statistics Portal

This portal brings together data on the arts, culture, heritage and sports sectors and presents the information in a single interactive website.

News March 17, 2020 

BookNet Canada Study: Library users buy more books than those who don’t use libraries

Buyers who visited the library 10-14 times in the previous month purchased an average of 6.1 books in a given month.

News May 29, 2019 

A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada in 2016 (With Summary Information about Cultural Workers)

Over 180,000 artists in Canada: more than auto workers or utilities workers

News March 27, 2019 

In the Dark: The Globe and Mail Looks into Canada’s Data Deficit

When it comes to basic data about its own citizens – from divorce rates to driving patterns to labour trends – Canada simply doesn’t have the answers.

News January 26, 2019 

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