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  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003011
    Description:

    Canada's economic growth and competitiveness depends on scientific and technological development, as well as the people responsible for this development, especially those engaged in research and development (R&D). The number of R&D personnel is a supplementary measure to the statistics on intramural expenditures on R&D.

    In this report, we present some statistical estimates and definitions concerning R&D personnel. Data on R&D personnel are derived from surveys and from estimates based on various data sources.

    Release date: 2003-11-07

  • Table: 50-002-X20030018636
    Description:

    To provide users with a complete picture of the financial and operational activities associated with Small For-hire Motor Carriers of Freight and Owner Operators in Canada.

    Release date: 2003-09-26

  • Articles and reports: 88-001-X20030047882
    Description:

    Biotechnology is an enabling technology - one that has been compared to electricity or microelectronics - because it has the potential to transform production processes, products and services in a wide range of sectors of the economy. At present, major applications of biotechnology are taking place in health, agrifood, and natural resources (e.g. forestry and mining). This survey is intended to quantify the level of industrial activity in biotechnology Research and Development by sector of application and to reveal trends in spending.

    Release date: 2003-06-05

  • Table: 62F0082X
    Description:

    These Indexes are calculated to establish and adjust Post Living Allowances paid to expatriate Canadian government employees serving under the terms and conditions of the Foreign Service Directives (FSDs). They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. They reflect the circumstances for personnel who may have access to certain goods and services that are free of duties or taxes or to stores or sources of supply that are not available to the general public. Where employees do not have, either directly or indirectly, duty free purchasing privileges, Departmental administrators must consult with Statistics Canada to calculate an additional index to reflect the specific circumstances in effect at that post.

    Release date: 2003-05-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0083X
    Description:

    These Indexes are calculated for persons who do not have special access privileges and may be used by non-government organizations. They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. Interested users should contact Statistics Canada to ensure the use of these indexes is appropriate for their needs. Customized indexes that reflect specific circumstances can be produced.

    Release date: 2003-05-01

  • Table: 62F0084X
    Description:

    These Indexes are calculated to establish and adjust Post Living Allowances for persons serving under the Technical Assistance Regulations (TARs), whose terms and conditions are governed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. The CIDA indexes are directed only to cooperants and advisers governed by the Technical Assistance Regulations (TARs).

    Release date: 2003-05-01

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003005
    Description:

    The main indicators of biotechnology activities in Canada are presented in this article. The data are from the 2001 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Within the last few years, except for the amount of financing capital raised, an increase in all the indicators was noticed. For example, the number of innovative firms involved in biotechnology activities rose from 358 in 1999 to 375 in 2001. The Human Health sector outpaces all the other sectors in terms of the number of firms, human resources, biotechnology revenues, biotechnology research and development expenditures, amount of financing capital raised, and the number of products in the pipeline. Contrary to medium-sized and large firms where the personnel is more homogenous, small firms employ mostly highly-qualified workers. The 2001 data show a maturing trend in small firms. Most firms could not hire enough people to fill all their vacancies (estimated at 953 positions in Canada) for the 2001 year.

    Release date: 2003-03-28

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003007
    Description:

    This article presents findings from a 2001 Canadian pilot survey on the use of knowledge management practices by firms. Of the firms surveyed, 9 out of 10 firms reported using at least 1 of the 23 knowledge management practices that were studied. This survey, a world first by a statistical agency, measured the extent to which knowledge management practices were used by Canadian businesses in forestry and logging; chemical manufacturing; transportation equipment manufacturing; machinery, equipment and supply wholesaler-distributors; and management, scientific and technical consulting services. The reasons for and the results of using knowledge management practices, as well as the practices themselves, are examined by firm size and by type of adopter.

    Release date: 2003-03-28
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  • Table: 50-002-X20030018636
    Description:

    To provide users with a complete picture of the financial and operational activities associated with Small For-hire Motor Carriers of Freight and Owner Operators in Canada.

    Release date: 2003-09-26

  • Table: 62F0082X
    Description:

    These Indexes are calculated to establish and adjust Post Living Allowances paid to expatriate Canadian government employees serving under the terms and conditions of the Foreign Service Directives (FSDs). They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. They reflect the circumstances for personnel who may have access to certain goods and services that are free of duties or taxes or to stores or sources of supply that are not available to the general public. Where employees do not have, either directly or indirectly, duty free purchasing privileges, Departmental administrators must consult with Statistics Canada to calculate an additional index to reflect the specific circumstances in effect at that post.

    Release date: 2003-05-01

  • Table: 62F0084X
    Description:

    These Indexes are calculated to establish and adjust Post Living Allowances for persons serving under the Technical Assistance Regulations (TARs), whose terms and conditions are governed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. The CIDA indexes are directed only to cooperants and advisers governed by the Technical Assistance Regulations (TARs).

    Release date: 2003-05-01
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  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003011
    Description:

    Canada's economic growth and competitiveness depends on scientific and technological development, as well as the people responsible for this development, especially those engaged in research and development (R&D). The number of R&D personnel is a supplementary measure to the statistics on intramural expenditures on R&D.

    In this report, we present some statistical estimates and definitions concerning R&D personnel. Data on R&D personnel are derived from surveys and from estimates based on various data sources.

    Release date: 2003-11-07

  • Articles and reports: 88-001-X20030047882
    Description:

    Biotechnology is an enabling technology - one that has been compared to electricity or microelectronics - because it has the potential to transform production processes, products and services in a wide range of sectors of the economy. At present, major applications of biotechnology are taking place in health, agrifood, and natural resources (e.g. forestry and mining). This survey is intended to quantify the level of industrial activity in biotechnology Research and Development by sector of application and to reveal trends in spending.

    Release date: 2003-06-05

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003005
    Description:

    The main indicators of biotechnology activities in Canada are presented in this article. The data are from the 2001 Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Within the last few years, except for the amount of financing capital raised, an increase in all the indicators was noticed. For example, the number of innovative firms involved in biotechnology activities rose from 358 in 1999 to 375 in 2001. The Human Health sector outpaces all the other sectors in terms of the number of firms, human resources, biotechnology revenues, biotechnology research and development expenditures, amount of financing capital raised, and the number of products in the pipeline. Contrary to medium-sized and large firms where the personnel is more homogenous, small firms employ mostly highly-qualified workers. The 2001 data show a maturing trend in small firms. Most firms could not hire enough people to fill all their vacancies (estimated at 953 positions in Canada) for the 2001 year.

    Release date: 2003-03-28

  • Articles and reports: 88F0006X2003007
    Description:

    This article presents findings from a 2001 Canadian pilot survey on the use of knowledge management practices by firms. Of the firms surveyed, 9 out of 10 firms reported using at least 1 of the 23 knowledge management practices that were studied. This survey, a world first by a statistical agency, measured the extent to which knowledge management practices were used by Canadian businesses in forestry and logging; chemical manufacturing; transportation equipment manufacturing; machinery, equipment and supply wholesaler-distributors; and management, scientific and technical consulting services. The reasons for and the results of using knowledge management practices, as well as the practices themselves, are examined by firm size and by type of adopter.

    Release date: 2003-03-28
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0083X
    Description:

    These Indexes are calculated for persons who do not have special access privileges and may be used by non-government organizations. They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. Interested users should contact Statistics Canada to ensure the use of these indexes is appropriate for their needs. Customized indexes that reflect specific circumstances can be produced.

    Release date: 2003-05-01
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