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    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200610913171
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      From 1995 to 2004, the proportion of women and men aged 25 to 54 in the labour force grew steadily. However, from 2004 into the first half of 2006, both women's and men's participation rates declined very slightly yet persistently. Is this the beginning of a new trend or does it merely reflect regular fluctuations in the economy? Particular attention is focused on women with young children.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611013172
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Using tax data, this paper examines earnings instability among lone parents, unattached individuals, and two-parent families over the past two decades. When income tax effects and main sources of income were considered, no strong evidence of a widespread increase in instability was found. Government transfers play a particularly important role in reducing the earnings instability of lone mothers and unattached individuals

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611013173
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Rapid technological change and an increased emphasis on skill-based knowledge have led to an increased need for training entry-level workers and retraining older ones. How do the training rates of workers aged 25 to 34 compare with those aged 55 to 64? Personal and job-related characteristics are examined for training participants, as are employer support, self-directed learning, barriers faced, and objectives and outcomes of training.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611113174
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      A household's ability to afford housing has traditionally been measured using income information derived from the census. A household spending 30% or more of its income on shelter was considered to have a shelter-cost burden. The Survey of Household Spending provides an alternative denominator based on total household spending.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611113175
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Just as the responsibility of raising children is lifting, many families are facing a new challenge providing care to aging parents, relatives or friends. The intensity of work and eldercare can affect the work life balance of the caregiver. An examination of the prevalence and impact of caregiving among those aged 45 to 64, looking at the hours spent on both paid work and informal care of seniors.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 89-552-M2006015
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This monograph focuses on the differences in performance on the IALSS tests between people whose mother tongue is French and those whose mother tongue is English in Canada, particularly those living in a minority situation. Various factors are examined with the goal of explaining these differences. Schooling, age, reading and writing habits of everyday life, as well as the living environment explains a large part of the differences between linguistic groups.

      Release date: 2006-12-19

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060029274
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This article uses data from the 2001 General Social Survey to examine patterns in leaving the parental home. It compares the transition process for five birth cohorts,with the focus on Wave 1 Boomers (born between 1947 and 1956) and their children in Generation X (born between 1967 and 1976). The differences in patterns of leaving the parental home are examined, and then the principal factors associated with a young person's initial launch into adulthood are identified.

      Release date: 2006-12-15

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060029275
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This article examines involvement with the court system of young Canadians born between April 1979 and March 1980. It identifies how large a proportion of them were referred to court and the type of offence with which they were charged. Using data from the Youth Court Survey and the Adult Criminal Court Survey, it follows them as they moved from youth to young adulthood - that is, from age 12 to 21, inclusive

      Release date: 2006-12-15

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060039478
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This article uses data from the Census of Population and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey to examine the prevalence of interreligious unions and social and demographic factors associated with their occurrence.

      Release date: 2006-12-15

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060049516
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      It is generally assumed that for most workers, commuting is at best a necessary evil, at worst, a daily nightmare. But is that really the case? Using the latest data from the 2005 General Social Survey on time use, this study identifies the main factors associated with a more or less pleasant commute, focusing in particular on the mode of transportation used.

      Release date: 2006-12-15
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    • Table: 81-595-M2006048
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This bulletin presents the final set of tables which contain salary information for the year 2004-2005. This information is collected annually under the University and College Academic Staff System and has a reference date of October 1st. Therefore, the data reflect employment in universities as of that date. Each university must authorize Statistics Canada to release their information. However, information for institutions that have less than 100 full-time staff are not included.

      Release date: 2006-12-05

    • Table: 81-595-M2006044
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This report provides trends on public school enrolments, educators and expenditures. It uses figures provided by provincial and territorial departments of education on public elementary and secondary schools.

      Release date: 2006-08-03

    • Table: 81-595-M2006046
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This bulletin contains salary information of full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities for the academic year 2005/2006. Information is provided for institutions that have determined salaries for the period and have responded to the survey by June 2006. This information is collected annually under the University and College Academic Staff Survey and has a reference date of October 1st. Therefore, the data reflect employment in universities as of that date. Each university must authorize Statistics Canada to release their information. However, information for institutions that have less than 100 full-time staff (and who responded to the survey by June 2006) are not included in this bulletin. This information is available by special request to Client Services, Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics (see Contact information, below).

      Release date: 2006-07-12
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    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200610913171
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      From 1995 to 2004, the proportion of women and men aged 25 to 54 in the labour force grew steadily. However, from 2004 into the first half of 2006, both women's and men's participation rates declined very slightly yet persistently. Is this the beginning of a new trend or does it merely reflect regular fluctuations in the economy? Particular attention is focused on women with young children.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611013172
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Using tax data, this paper examines earnings instability among lone parents, unattached individuals, and two-parent families over the past two decades. When income tax effects and main sources of income were considered, no strong evidence of a widespread increase in instability was found. Government transfers play a particularly important role in reducing the earnings instability of lone mothers and unattached individuals

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611013173
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Rapid technological change and an increased emphasis on skill-based knowledge have led to an increased need for training entry-level workers and retraining older ones. How do the training rates of workers aged 25 to 34 compare with those aged 55 to 64? Personal and job-related characteristics are examined for training participants, as are employer support, self-directed learning, barriers faced, and objectives and outcomes of training.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611113174
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      A household's ability to afford housing has traditionally been measured using income information derived from the census. A household spending 30% or more of its income on shelter was considered to have a shelter-cost burden. The Survey of Household Spending provides an alternative denominator based on total household spending.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200611113175
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Just as the responsibility of raising children is lifting, many families are facing a new challenge providing care to aging parents, relatives or friends. The intensity of work and eldercare can affect the work life balance of the caregiver. An examination of the prevalence and impact of caregiving among those aged 45 to 64, looking at the hours spent on both paid work and informal care of seniors.

      Release date: 2006-12-20

    • Articles and reports: 89-552-M2006015
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This monograph focuses on the differences in performance on the IALSS tests between people whose mother tongue is French and those whose mother tongue is English in Canada, particularly those living in a minority situation. Various factors are examined with the goal of explaining these differences. Schooling, age, reading and writing habits of everyday life, as well as the living environment explains a large part of the differences between linguistic groups.

      Release date: 2006-12-19

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060029274
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This article uses data from the 2001 General Social Survey to examine patterns in leaving the parental home. It compares the transition process for five birth cohorts,with the focus on Wave 1 Boomers (born between 1947 and 1956) and their children in Generation X (born between 1967 and 1976). The differences in patterns of leaving the parental home are examined, and then the principal factors associated with a young person's initial launch into adulthood are identified.

      Release date: 2006-12-15

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060029275
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This article examines involvement with the court system of young Canadians born between April 1979 and March 1980. It identifies how large a proportion of them were referred to court and the type of offence with which they were charged. Using data from the Youth Court Survey and the Adult Criminal Court Survey, it follows them as they moved from youth to young adulthood - that is, from age 12 to 21, inclusive

      Release date: 2006-12-15

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060039478
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This article uses data from the Census of Population and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey to examine the prevalence of interreligious unions and social and demographic factors associated with their occurrence.

      Release date: 2006-12-15

    • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060049516
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      It is generally assumed that for most workers, commuting is at best a necessary evil, at worst, a daily nightmare. But is that really the case? Using the latest data from the 2005 General Social Survey on time use, this study identifies the main factors associated with a more or less pleasant commute, focusing in particular on the mode of transportation used.

      Release date: 2006-12-15
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    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-622-X
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This series presents detailed analyses based on the 2005 General Social Survey on Time Use data. Each report covers a specific subject developed from detailed information on the daily activities of Canadians. Links to other products related to time use are also available.

      Release date: 2006-11-20

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-595-M2006040
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This guide discusses the collection and interpretation of statistical data on Canada's trade in culture goods. This guide has been restructured and simplified to better meet the needs of data users. This version replaces Culture Goods Trade Estimates: Methodology and Technical Notes, Catalogue no. 81-595-MIE2004020.

      Release date: 2006-03-30
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