The 2016 Census of Population – Age, Sex and Type of Dwelling

This just came across my desk… Statistics Canada is delighted to invite you to our upcoming free online learning sessions on: The 2016 Census of Population – Age, Sex and Type of Dwelling CANSIM Please note: Advanced registration is required. As spaces are limited, please register early! See below for more information. 2016 Census of Population – Age,…

Census of Agriculture Pre-Release Webinar

This just came across my desk. As Statistics Canada gets ready to release the results of the 2016 Census of Agriculture, we will be hosting a Pre-Release Webinar (WebEx presentation) to discuss the upcoming products. During the half-hour Webinar, we will talk about the upcoming data release, the analytical papers that will follow the data…

Column: Decrypting Old Handwriting

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Decrypting Old Handwriting Snippet: As I stared at the scribbling in a census record on the computer screen, my young son stopped and looked over…

Column: Finding an Ancestor’s Occupation

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Finding an Ancestor’s Occupation Snippet: My children are entering the work world as they take on part time jobs in high school and college. The jobs they…

It’s Almost Census-taking Time Again

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: It’s Almost Census-taking Time Again Snippet: This year—2016—is census-taking year in Canada. Starting May 2nd, households will begin receiving census letters and packages from Statistics…