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Data: Canada: Home


Use this guide to help you find and access data from governments and organizations in Canada.

Useful terminology

AGGREGATE DATA (STATISTICS): summary-level data; the result of applying statistical analyses to microdata. Often presented as tables of totals, averages, percentages, etc.

MICRODATA: responses or observations at the unit of analysis (individual, household, business, etc.), before statistical analysis has been applied

SPATIAL DATA: data that include geographic positioning information relative to a coordinate system

Key Resources

First Nations Information Governance Centre

Data & GIS Librarian

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Sarah Rutley
Murray Library
Room 122.7
(306) 966-5988
Subjects: Data, GIS

Support for Data, GIS & Government Publications

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Robert Alary
Ph: 306-966-5987