Most critical government programs to support innovation by region, 2010 to 2012
|Canada||Atlantic region1||Quebec||Ontario||Alberta||Rest of Canada2|
|Hiring of recent graduates||13.4B||12.2B||1.0A||18.5B||17.3B||15.9E|
very reliable (standard error between 0% and 2.49%)
reliable (standard error between 2.50% and 7.49%)
use with caution
The 2012 Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy (SIBS) estimates are provided as percentages accompanied by quality indicators. Data quality indicators are based on the standard error (SE) and number of observations in the estimates. Quality indicators for SIBS are the following: A is very reliable (SE between 0% and 2.49%); B is reliable (SE between 2.50% and 7.49%); E is use with caution (SE between 7.50% and 14.99%); and F is too unreliable to be published (SE greater than or equal to 15.00%).
The Atlantic region includes Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
The rest of Canada includes Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.