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Statistics Canada: Upcoming Information Sessions and Webinars

In November and December of this year, Statistics Canada will be offering a webinar on market reasearch and an information session on data visualization for free. Both are being held on multiple dates and are intended for basic data users.

Statistics Canada's Data Literacy Training Initiative

On September 23, 2020, Statistics Canada released the Data Literacy Training Initiative. This initiative "provides a wealth of resources for those who are new to data or who have some experience with data, but may need a refresher or want to expand their knowledge".

Resources for tracking COVID-19 cases

If you are looking for data on COVID-19 or looking to track cases in Canada or globally, there are several online resources available to help with this:

Community Development Halton: Community Lens #166 – Home Energy Poverty

Community Development Halton have released a new issue in their Community Lens series, examining home energy poverty in the Halton Region. The report looks at Halton households spending more than twice the Canadian average on home energy needs, using 2016 Census data.

From the report:

Take part in our 2020 User Survey

Thank you for being part of the Community Data Program. In order to continue to serve our members through access to data, delivery of program resources and tools, and improving our network, we ask that you complete a short survey based on your experience with the program.