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Using the Data: Statistics Canada

“Using the Data” has been created especially for those who need a quick review on how to read and use data. It is not a comprehensive guide but is intended as a first step in understanding and incorporating Statistics Canada data

Statistics Canada Search Tips

How to search the Statistics Canada site for data and related products.

Statistics Canada Data Tables (Formerly CANSIM)

CANSIM, Statistics Canada’s Socio-Economic Database has been re-branded on Statistics Canada’s public website. It offers more than 41 million time series on a wide variety of topics including: Aboriginal Peoples, Education, Health, Income, Labour, Price Indexes, Seniors, Travel and Tourism.


Guide to find and work with microdata in <odesi>.

ICPSR Data Use Tutorial

A step by step guide to finding, downloading and analyzing Data from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Science Research (University of Michigan).