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StatCan Blog: Happy birthday, StatCan!

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Released: 2018-02-09

Statistics Canada hit 100 this year. This month's issue of the StatCan Blog takes a look back at the agency's early days, and casts an eye to the future to examine the road ahead.

Born as the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Statistics Canada has undergone massive changes since 1918. Back then, Tunney's Pasture—the spot StatCan now calls home—was an actual pasture, with cattle grazing not far from the banks of the Ottawa River.

Today, Tunney's is home to a high-tech hub of data, keeping Canadians up to date on almost every aspect of life in this country.


The blog post "Happy birthday, StatCan!" is now available in the StatCan Blog.

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