Maps, Data, GIS

Phase II of Gomery Report, Restoring Accountability, Released

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Phase II of the Gomery Report, Restoring Accountability, is now available. Check it out here.


Hot Docs! now available in blog format and through RSS!

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Hot Docs!


Federal Election Results Mapped

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A provisional map of the 39th Federal Election of Canada is now available on the web in two formats. Those interested can view a map in PDF format produced by Elections Canada or an interactive map from The Atlas of Canada. The Atlas of Canada web site also offers interactive maps of the previous two elections for comparison.


U.S. Census Bureau's America FactFinder Updated witth New Features

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The U.S. Census Bureau's American FactFinder has been recently updated with new features. You can now search for data by race, ethnic, or ancestry group, select topics from the People, Housing, and Business and Government Menus, or choose data by industry. For a complete list of features, please visit here.


QuickBird Satellite Imagery Now Available

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QuickBird is the world


E-Stat Unavailable Saturday January 14

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E-STAT will be off-line from Saturday, January 14, 2006 from 5:00 a.m. to 2:59 p.m.

Statistics Canada apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.


Ottawa

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Natural Resources Canada has recently announced the intention to make all topographic data available over the Internet and to eliminate the production of paper topographic maps. David Haywood, an aquatic biologist and environmental consultant in Calgary, has written an interesting article about the potential impacts of this decision for libraries and for citizens.


SourceOECD

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Full-text OECD publications online!


Statistics Canada Website Introduces New Browse by Subject Feature

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The Statistics Canada website just introduced a new and improved "browse by subject" feature. This allows you to choose a subject and browse relevant Statistics Canada Publications. Check it out at www.statcan.ca.


Statistics Canada Finding and Using Statistics

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Statistics Canada has just released a new version of Finding and Using Statistics which has always been a useful publication for finding data and of wide interest in the educational community.

Finding and Using Statistics provides quick tips on locating information on the Statistics Canada website. Originally published in the 1980s and revised as part of the 1994 Statistics Canada Catalogue, this electronic guide has been created especially for users needing a step-by-step review on how to find, read and use data.

This product was updated and released on August 26, 2005.


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