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Nearly half of Toronto's young adults are living at home with the folks.
The country has seen a large spike in unoccupied housing since the start of the century.
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But so many condos and rentals remain empty.
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1971 was the last year our birth rate matched where it needed to be to renew the population without immigration.
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A term associated with dual and/or multiple expressions of identity alongside national identification, "hyphenated Canadian" identities are now an important part of our diverse ethnic landscape - and we owe it to the efforts of the very same individuals who regarded such multiple identities as a source of division.
Navdeep Bains is one happy minister.
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Texting could be the solution to an alarming drop in response rates.
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They say a goal without a deadline is just a wish. But who are “they” anyway?
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It's time to complete the 2016 census but why do we even do it in the first place? A look at census-taking in history
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About 2,400 buildings, mostly homes, have been lost in the wildfire.
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Apart from this legal debate, let's analyze the insecurities of Pakistani-Canadians in terms of not recognizing Punjabi as mother tongue of Punjabi Pakistani Canadians: First, they don't want to count themselves with Punjabi Sikhs and Hindus. Secondly, they declare Urdu as their Muslim language.
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The project is designed to make it easier for visitors to the Statistics Canada website to organize, read and play with the data statistical agency collects.
The Trudeau Liberals, in one of their first acts in government, brought back the long-form census.
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Trudeau's new ministers will also emerge from their first meeting to face questions from the media — another departure from the Harper era.
"I think the new government has made it very clear they want to bring the census back."
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The experts say that that the census would yield more reliable data and cost less.
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Restoring the long form Census could be the defining characteristics of the new Liberal government. Unlike the Harper Conservatives, who governed by ideology and did not let data or facts dissuade them, the Liberals should embrace evidence-based planning and governance. It will be timely because in the world of big data analytics, turning our back on data, as the Conservatives did, has harmed Canada's competitiveness.
When Canadians receive their census questionnaire next year, they'll be asked to fill out the address of their "secondary residence," if they happen to have one and are at that location on census day.
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So much for efforts to raise the quality of information in the most critical areas.
The legal threshold for police to obtain a warrant to arrest individuals who have committed no crimes would be lowered. Canadians could be held in custody for up to seven days without charges. Bill C-51's gives powers of "preventive detention," which means jail time for individuals even when there isn't any suspicion criminal activity has taken place.
OTTAWA - Liberal MP Ted Hsu's drive to resurrect the long-form census has come to an end.His private member's bill to bring back the long-form census and bolster the independence of the chief statisti...
OTTAWA - A pair of duelling bills is putting the debate over the census and the work of Statistics Canada back on the floor of the House of Commons.A Conservative and a Liberal MP each has a private m...
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Stephen Harper's Conservative government is quick to tout all it has done to improve Canada's economic competitiveness. But like competitive companies, competitive national economies require solid economic data. In scrapping the long-form census, the Harper administration has threatened the country's long-term economic prosperity.
An ad in the Globe and Mail reveals the extent of harm the Harper Conservatives have inflicted on Statistics Canada. Because of poor quality, Statistics Canada is not releasing data at finer spatial scales because the Harper Conservatives killed the mandatory long-form Census and replaced it with a voluntary survey of dubious quality.
OTTAWA - The Conservative government has touted the thousands of databases it is making public as proof of its openness and transparency.But key data users in a Treasury Board survey complained about...
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OTTAWA - The Conservative government is sticking with a voluntary survey in place of a mandatory long-form census in 2016.Statistics Canada says the format will remain the same as in the controversial...
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WINNIPEG - Statistics Canada is disputing a suggestion by the Manitoba government that it missed 18,000 people in the last census — a discrepancy the province says will cost it $500 million in federal...
TORONTO - A 79-year-old woman on trial for refusing to fill out the mandatory census in 2011 stood staunchly by her decision Wednesday, as her lawyer suggested the government didn't do enough to addre...
According to the NHS, in 2011 4.8 million people were living with low income, with the majority of these individuals concentrated in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. Let's put it another way. Almost 5 million people had an income of $14k or less in 2011, 13 per cent of which received income solely from government transfers.