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  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030016530
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study looks at Canadian 15-year-old students' use of information and communication technologies at home and at school.

    Release date: 2003-06-10

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030016532
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article provides an up-to-date profile of shift workers and studies their physical and mental health.

    Release date: 2003-06-10

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030016552
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks at 'living apart together' (LAT) relationships where unmarried couples who live in separate residences maintain an intimate relationship.

    Release date: 2003-06-10

  • 24. Canada E-Book Archived
    Journals and periodicals: 11-404-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Canada e-Book is an online version of the Canada Year Book with texts, tables, charts and audio clips that present the country's economic and social trends. The Canada e-Book illustrates Canada and Canadians under four broad headings: The Land, The People, The Economy, and The State. You will find a wealth of information on topics including the human imprint on the environment, population and demography, health, education, household and family life, labour force, arts and leisure, industries, finance, government and justice. All Canadians will enjoy this useful reference that helps explain the social, economic and cultural forces that shape our nation.

    Release date: 2003-05-26

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20020036598
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Among senior men, but not women, being married and participating in organizations were each independently predictive of survival over the six years from 1994/95 to 2000/01.

    Release date: 2003-05-23

  • Articles and reports: 96F0030X2001015
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This topic presents trends on the religious affiliations of Canadians, focusing on the past decade (1991-2001). Information is provided on the size, geographic distribution and selected demographic characteristics of religious denominations.

    The same information is available on the segment of the population reporting "No religion".

    This series includes a number of comprehensive articles that supplement the day-of-release information launched through The Daily. These catalogued articles provide an analytical perspective on the 2001 Census release topics. The number and length of these articles vary for each census release and are based on the 21 census release topics disseminated over 8 major release dates.

    More focused articles were disseminated as major releases in The Dailyin the weeks following the official release of the data. Other more specialized articles were also announced in The Daily. The articles in the 2001 Census Analysis Series are available free of charge via the Internet.

    Release date: 2003-05-13

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2002004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper applies a broad set of disparity measures to subprovincial income data in Canada. The data used in this research come from income tax returns from 1992 to 1999, for about 280 census divisions covering the entire country. This approach provides an understanding of the spatial structure of income disparity with a high level of geographical resolution, which also highlights the evolution of the rural/urban divide. Since the period of study is short, the results are particularly relevant in understanding the spatial characteristics of the growth that occurred during the 1990s.

    Release date: 2003-03-31

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020046493
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article highlights areas of high and low attendance throughout Canada and examines factors that affect religious attendance including demographics, immigration patterns and the cultural history of the region.

    Release date: 2003-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020046494
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks at those forced to cope with difficult personal events like the serious illness or injury of a close friend, family member or themselves; the death of a family member or close friend; or someone leaving (or moving into) their home, including the birth of a child or a new relationship.

    Release date: 2003-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020046496
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines violence committed against senior citizens, using self-reported data from the 1999 General Social Survey.

    Release date: 2003-03-18
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  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X20020009227
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The first assesses how the fertility of immigrant women evolved between 1976-1981 and 1996-2001. It examines whether the fertility behaviour of immigrant women is tending to converge with that of Canadian-born women, and if so, how rapidly this is occurring for different immigrant groups. It also estimates the fertility of immigrants' children, the second-generation of Canadians.

    Release date: 2003-12-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030036619
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines the characteristics of grandparents in Canada, with a focus on those who share homes with their grandchildren.

    Release date: 2003-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030036701
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines how the educational profiles of francophones, anglophones and allophones have changed over the past 30 years, and the factors that have contributed to many of these changes.

    Release date: 2003-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030036702
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Although generally considered a happy event, the birth of a baby brings with it significant stresses. The transition period of adjusting to the demands of a new lifestyle is often made smoother when parents are able to take some time off work and stay at home with their newborn. Over the years, the Canadian government has extended parental leave several times to allow mothers and fathers more time with their children. This article examines whether parents now remain at home longer with their infants, as well as the socio-demographic factors that influence the length of leave time taken.

    Release date: 2003-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030036703
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines the changing educational attainment profile of Canadians using census data.

    Release date: 2003-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2002007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Rural community economic diversification, or the spreading of the workforce across a variety of industrial sectors, is one solution to the problems facing rural regions and small towns. This makes communities less vulnerable to economic variability, particularly those communities that are heavily dependent on the primary industries sector. From 1986 to 1996, slightly less than one-half of rural communities were diversifying their economies and increasing their workforce. However, there are great differences found among the provinces and within regions. Communities within a region may be geographically close, but may not share the same economic characteristics. This suggests that a community's regional context does not necessarily predict and does not constrain a community's economic possibilities.

    Release date: 2003-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2002006
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The health of Canada's rural people has gained increased attention over the past few years as studies have shown that the health status of those living in rural and remote regions of Canada is lagging behind that of urban residents. The objective of this analysis is to compare a number of key health indicators between rural and urban regions in Canada to determine if the type of region in which a person lives is associated with the health of the population

    The analysis for this report is based on data acquired from Statistic Canada's 2000/01 Canadian Community Health Survey. The survey population is segmented into four types of metropolitan regions (large metro-central, large metro-fringe, mid-sized metro and small metro) and four types of non-metropolitan regions (small cities, towns, rural and northern).

    This study finds that the self-rated health of Canadians (those reporting their health as excellent) declines from the most urban regions of the nation to the most rural and remote parts. The research points to personal health risk factors including being overweight (i.e., high body mass index) and smoking as being significantly higher in small town regions, rural regions and northern regions of Canada. In addition, the northern regions of Canada show a significantly higher than average share of the population who have high blood pressure or suffer from major depressive episodes. Rural regions (non-metro-adjacent) and small metropolitan regions have a higher than average prevalence of arthritis/rheumatism, even after standardizing for age.

    Release date: 2003-10-21

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030026620
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines the extent to which never-married and previously married people who have never lived common-law in the past would be willing to do so in the future.

    Release date: 2003-09-09

  • 9. Stress at work Archived
    Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030026621
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines triggers of workplace stress among employed Canadians.

    Release date: 2003-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030026622
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines the time volunteers, friends or relatives devote to unpaid informal care.

    Release date: 2003-09-09
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