Site has 120,000 data sets that are freely available for anyone to use. They are from ten departments: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Environment Canada; Department of Finance Canada; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Library and Archives Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Statistics Canada; Transport Canada and the Treasury Board Secretariat.
Statistics Canada’s key socioeconomic database. Access data tables, microdata, statistical profiles, maps, visualizations, reports, and other products from Statistics Canada. Topics include Aboriginal peoples, agriculture, business, children and youth, crime and justice, culture and leisure, economy, education, environment, immigration, households and housing, government, health, income, pensions, spending, information and communications technology, labour, languages, population and demography, society and community, transportation, travel, tourism, and more.
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Open data catalogues provide curated, machine-readable (e.g. xml) shareable (free, public domain or creative commons licensed) listed, data sets. Curators are responsible for data integrity and version control. Datasets can be used by anyone to create apps, map, visualizations, etc.