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POLI 366 Canadian Political Economy

THIS GUIDE IS A STARTING POINT to help you with your library research in the area of Canadian political economy. Always refer to your professor's course requirements and remarks on questions of research.


BC Stats 

The central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia, whose publications cover a wide range of areas relating to the provincial population, economy, and region.



CANSIM is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.

Statistics Canada 

Statistics Canada is Canada’s National Statistics Agency producing statistics on Canada’s population, resources, economy, society and culture. In Canada, providing statistics is a federal responsibility.  In addition to conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canadian life and daily updates about new statistical products.



  Canadian Census Analyzer  

The Canadian Census Analyser, developed by the CHASS Data Centre at the University of Toronto, provides access to Canadian Census Data. It has been enhanced to provide more information and more options for users. For example, you are now able to tailor your output by selecting data categories you are interested in, from the full list of categories. Output formats include html, text, spreadsheet, SAS and SPSS.

The Canadian Census Analyser now includes access to:

- 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981 Enumeration Area/Dissemnation Area level Profile Tables
- 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1971, 1961 Census Tract level Profile Tables
- 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991 Provincial and Federal District Profile Tables
- 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1971 Individual Microdata Files.

Statistics Canada Analytical Studies  

Statistics Canada is a world leader in research and published studies and research papers covering a wide range of topics dedicated to helping Canadians know more about their social, commercial, financial and economic situation.


Elections Canada

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