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Keep informed through our E-bulletin, annual brochure and forums.


March 21, 2012

New release from the 2011 Census

On the Census of Canada resources, look under Census topics for recently released findings on the Canadian population in 2011. For this topic, see articles, graphs (figures), tables and maps. Find Census of Canada resources under "Quick Links" on the Learning resources home page.


February 27, 2012

Statistics Canada's Learning resources Annual journal 2011/2012

The 2011/2012 edition of our colourful print journal is now available. It highlights our key resources.


February 15, 2012

The Learning resources bulletin of February 2012 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "The most recent issue".


February 14, 2012

Census at School

Are you a "modal" student?Updated
Choose a few survey questions, find the mode of their results and then describe the typical or "modal" student in your class using words and/or drawings.


December 19, 2011

The Learning resources bulletin of December 2011 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "Previous issues".


November 29, 2011

The Learning resources bulletin of November 2011 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "Previous issues".


November 3, 2011

Leading causes of death

For young adults aged 15 to 24, the top three causes of death in 2008 in order were accidents, suicide and homicide. See Fast facts – Health.


October 26, 2011

Video tutorials: So you have to do a data project! A step-by-step student guide to finding data

Brief video tutorials that provide topic ideas, search tips and information on how to find and download data from the Statistics Canada website.


October 6, 2011

The Learning resources bulletin of October 2011 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "Previous issues".


September 30, 2011

Cost of education – updated

Ontario had the highest undergraduate university tuition fees in 2011/2012.  See Fast facts – Education.


September 16, 2011

Is it worth completing university?

See Fast facts – Education for updated data on employment prospects in Canada for university/college graduates vs. secondary school graduates.


September 12, 2011

Winners of the International statistical poster competition

Our national winners reached high levels with a first and third place internationally! See the list of winners of the 2011 International statistical poster competition.


September 6, 2011

Census at School

Project now open:
The online questionnaires are now available and the project runs until June 22, 2012.


August 29, 2011

The Learning resources bulletin of August 2011 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "Previous issues".


August 16, 2011

Economy and the environment: Human Activity and the Environment, 2011

The 2011 edition of Human Activity and the Environment presents the relationship between Canada’s economy and the environment, with a particular focus on natural resources wealth.

See also the updated Fast facts – Environment on the Students page.


July 29, 2011

Census at School – Last year's summary results:

Under "Data and results" see the Canadian summary results for 2010/2011. You can compare them to your own class results after having your students complete the questionnaire.


June 29, 2011

New Canada Quiz

Test your knowledge of Canada and Canadians with our updated Canada Quiz. You'll also find new Canadian Fast facts questions.


June 28, 2011

New on health

In Health and Physical Education: Key resources, see updated "Health Fact Sheets" and "Health Indicator maps" on topics like smoking, physical activity or diabetes.

In Health and Physical Education: Data, see the new databases that let you find information by city or province (Health Profile), track trends over time (Health Trends) or select tables by subject (Health Indicators).

Environment: new article on energy use

In Environment: Key resources, see "Summertime control of temperature in Canadian homes", under articles on "Energy and its use".


June 14, 2011

The Learning resources bulletin of June 2011 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "Previous issues".


June 7, 2011

National winners of the International statistical poster competition

See environmental posters produced by the national winners of the 2011 International statistical poster competition.


May 30, 2011

Provincial winners of the International statistical poster competition

See environmental posters produced by the provincial winners of the 2011 International statistical poster competition.


May 5, 2011

The Learning resources bulletin of May 2011 is now available on the Teachers' page. Under Keep informed, click on "Previous issues".

Family Studies: new chapter in Women in Canada

A new chapter, Women and the criminal justice system, was recently added to Women in Canada, 2010. Find it in Family Studies and Home economics: Key resources, under "Articles" on "Women".


May 2, 2011

Life expectancy

See Fast Facts – Population for an update on life expectancy in Canada and comparisons with other OECD countries.

See Fast Facts – Health for an update on variations of life expectancy among different regions in Canada.

Health and Physical Education updates

The first article of the new Health at a Glance is on "Disparities in life expectancy". Find it under "Articles" in the Health and Physical Education: Key resources page.

Find recent health data for any city or province in Health Profile, Feb. 2011. Click on the "Data" tab in the "Health and Physical Education" page.


April 29, 2011

Video tutorial for teachers

Our new video "Just for teachers: StatCan's Learning resources" guides you through our treasure-trove.

From the Teachers page, click on Video tutorials.


April 19, 2011

June 1st 2011: Student Data Fair in Ottawa

Find information about this event in the Data analysis projects and fairs section.


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