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    • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000600001
      Description:

      The objective of this paper is to describe the exercise and changes in screen time habits, and their relationship with health, among participants of the Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (CPSS).

      Release date: 2020-07-15

    • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600914653
      Description:

      This study updates estimates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour among children aged 3 to 5, based on combined data from two cycles of the Canadian Health Measures Survey in order to calculate adherence to Canadian physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines.

      Release date: 2016-09-21

    • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2016001
      Description:

      This article examines the frequency at which Canadians follow news and current affairs and the media that they use for this. The results are based on data from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on social identity and from the 2003 GSS on social engagement.

      Release date: 2016-02-15

    • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114301
      Description:

      Using data from the 2006 Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM), this study examines the language behaviour of children of Francophone parents living in a minority language environment during cultural or social activities. It also explores factors associated with the use of French during such activities. The focus is on two particular activities: reading and watching television.

      Release date: 2015-12-17

    • Articles and reports: 89-642-X2015012
      Description:

      This study examines the language practices of children from minority francophone communities outside Quebec. It describes children’s language practices and identifies the key factors in the predominant use of French or English in their personal, extracurricular and leisure activities. These activities include watching television, using the Internet, participating in organized sports and non-sport activities, and reading. The analyses and results presented use data from the Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM), conducted by Statistics Canada in 2006.

      Release date: 2015-12-17

    • Articles and reports: 89-630-X200800110673
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Teenagers are not sitting in front of the television all day, but they are keeping busy at other activities! The General Social Survey (GSS) collected time use data in 1986, 1992, 1998 and 2005. Time-use data examines time use over a 24 hour period on a diary day. The analysis in this fact sheet looks at time use by participation rate (number of people reporting an activity) and by the number of minutes spent on an activity. The data show that teenagers aged 15 to 19 were spending less time in front of the television but were spending more time working at a paid job and using the Internet in 2005.

      Release date: 2008-09-11

    • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200800310662
      Geography: Province or territory
      Description:

      This article compares child reports of their physical and sedentary activities with those of their parents. Data were obtained from the 2003 Children's Lifestyle and School-performance Study, a survey of Grade 5 students and their parents in the province of Nova Scotia.

      Release date: 2008-08-20

    • Journals and periodicals: 89-552-M
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was a seven-country initiative conducted in the fall of 1994. Its goal was to create comparable literacy profiles across national, linguistic and cultural boundaries. Successive waves of the survey now encompass close to 30 countries around the world. This monograph series features detailed studies from the IALS database by literacy scholars and experts in Canada and the United States. The research is primarily funded by Human Resources Development Canada. Monographs focus on current policy issues and cover topics such as adult training, literacy skill match and mismatch in the workplace, seniors' literacy skills and health, literacy and economic security, and many others.

      Release date: 2008-07-21

    • Articles and reports: 89-627-X2008004
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This is the second report in the series using information from the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). The purpose of this report is to provide information on the leisure time activities of Inuit children (ages 4 to 14). Specific activities include: sport participation, art or music activities, clubs or groups, cultural activities, time spent with elders, and sedentary activities. Results are presented for all Inuit children and specifically for those in the four Inuit land claim settlement regions in the Arctic: Nunatsiavut in northern Labrador, the territory of Nunavut, Nunavik in northern Quebec, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. Where possible, results for Inuit children are compared to those of all Canadian children.

      Release date: 2008-06-20

    • Stats in brief: 89-627-X2008005
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This is the third fact sheet in the series using information from the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide information on the leisure time activities of Inuit children (ages 4 to 14). Specific activities include: sport participation, art or music activities, clubs or groups, cultural activities, time spent with elders, and sedentary activities. Results are presented for all Inuit children and specifically for those in the four Inuit land claim settlement regions in the Arctic: Nunatsiavut in northern Labrador, the territory of Nunavut, Nunavik in northern Quebec, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. Where possible, results for Inuit children are compared to those of all Canadian children.

      Release date: 2008-06-20
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    • Table: 12F0080X
      Description:

      This publication presents a series of tabulations produced from the General Social Survey on time use of Canadians. It includes information on average amounts of time spent on various activities by sex, by age, by selected role groups.

      Release date: 2006-07-12

    • Table: 87F0006X
      Description:

      These tables provide information on the television viewing habits of Canadians. The tabulations focus on the average hours per week of television viewing, the type of program and the Canadian content, as well as the signal source of the station. Data are available by demographic characteristics of survey respondents and by province. Additionally, the data in these tables can add to the understanding of the recreation patterns and time use of Canadians.

      Release date: 2006-03-31

    • Table: 87-211-X
      Description:

      The third edition of Canadian culture in perspective: a statistical overview, provides a comprehensive statistical portrait of the health and vitality of cultural activities and industries in Canada. This compendium incorporates data from all surveys in Statistics Canada's Culture Statistics Program, as well as data from other internal and external sources, enabling readers to track various themes and trends over time.

      This edition contains sections on: the economic impact of the culture sector, culture activities by tourists and the international trade position of the culture sector; on social dimensions of culture, including characteristics of the cultural labour force, philanthropic behaviour, and the consumers of cultural goods and services; and on various sectors such as heritage, the performing arts and festivals, visual arts and libraries. It also explores ownership and content issues in the culture industries (publishing, film, broadcasting and music).

      Release date: 2000-12-22

    • Table: 89F0093X
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This document provides some principal findings of Reading the future: a portrait of literacy in Canada (catalogue no. 89-551-XPE); for example, literacy skills by province, educational attainment, immigrants, age, occupation and unemployment.

      Release date: 1997-09-08

    • Public use microdata: 89M0013X
      Description:

      This public use microdata file provides unaggregated data on the Aboriginal adult population - those who identify with their Aboriginal origin(s) and those who do not. For persons who identify, it contains almost 700 variables from the 1991 survey, such as, the group with which they identify, language proficiency, disability, chronic health conditions, schooling, work experience and the 1991 Census variables such as, income levels, marital status, fertility. The same census variables are provided for the population who does not identify.

      Release date: 1995-06-30
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    • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000600001
      Description:

      The objective of this paper is to describe the exercise and changes in screen time habits, and their relationship with health, among participants of the Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (CPSS).

      Release date: 2020-07-15

    • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600914653
      Description:

      This study updates estimates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour among children aged 3 to 5, based on combined data from two cycles of the Canadian Health Measures Survey in order to calculate adherence to Canadian physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines.

      Release date: 2016-09-21

    • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2016001
      Description:

      This article examines the frequency at which Canadians follow news and current affairs and the media that they use for this. The results are based on data from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on social identity and from the 2003 GSS on social engagement.

      Release date: 2016-02-15

    • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114301
      Description:

      Using data from the 2006 Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM), this study examines the language behaviour of children of Francophone parents living in a minority language environment during cultural or social activities. It also explores factors associated with the use of French during such activities. The focus is on two particular activities: reading and watching television.

      Release date: 2015-12-17

    • Articles and reports: 89-642-X2015012
      Description:

      This study examines the language practices of children from minority francophone communities outside Quebec. It describes children’s language practices and identifies the key factors in the predominant use of French or English in their personal, extracurricular and leisure activities. These activities include watching television, using the Internet, participating in organized sports and non-sport activities, and reading. The analyses and results presented use data from the Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM), conducted by Statistics Canada in 2006.

      Release date: 2015-12-17

    • Articles and reports: 89-630-X200800110673
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      Teenagers are not sitting in front of the television all day, but they are keeping busy at other activities! The General Social Survey (GSS) collected time use data in 1986, 1992, 1998 and 2005. Time-use data examines time use over a 24 hour period on a diary day. The analysis in this fact sheet looks at time use by participation rate (number of people reporting an activity) and by the number of minutes spent on an activity. The data show that teenagers aged 15 to 19 were spending less time in front of the television but were spending more time working at a paid job and using the Internet in 2005.

      Release date: 2008-09-11

    • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200800310662
      Geography: Province or territory
      Description:

      This article compares child reports of their physical and sedentary activities with those of their parents. Data were obtained from the 2003 Children's Lifestyle and School-performance Study, a survey of Grade 5 students and their parents in the province of Nova Scotia.

      Release date: 2008-08-20

    • Journals and periodicals: 89-552-M
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was a seven-country initiative conducted in the fall of 1994. Its goal was to create comparable literacy profiles across national, linguistic and cultural boundaries. Successive waves of the survey now encompass close to 30 countries around the world. This monograph series features detailed studies from the IALS database by literacy scholars and experts in Canada and the United States. The research is primarily funded by Human Resources Development Canada. Monographs focus on current policy issues and cover topics such as adult training, literacy skill match and mismatch in the workplace, seniors' literacy skills and health, literacy and economic security, and many others.

      Release date: 2008-07-21

    • Articles and reports: 89-627-X2008004
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This is the second report in the series using information from the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). The purpose of this report is to provide information on the leisure time activities of Inuit children (ages 4 to 14). Specific activities include: sport participation, art or music activities, clubs or groups, cultural activities, time spent with elders, and sedentary activities. Results are presented for all Inuit children and specifically for those in the four Inuit land claim settlement regions in the Arctic: Nunatsiavut in northern Labrador, the territory of Nunavut, Nunavik in northern Quebec, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. Where possible, results for Inuit children are compared to those of all Canadian children.

      Release date: 2008-06-20

    • Stats in brief: 89-627-X2008005
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This is the third fact sheet in the series using information from the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide information on the leisure time activities of Inuit children (ages 4 to 14). Specific activities include: sport participation, art or music activities, clubs or groups, cultural activities, time spent with elders, and sedentary activities. Results are presented for all Inuit children and specifically for those in the four Inuit land claim settlement regions in the Arctic: Nunatsiavut in northern Labrador, the territory of Nunavut, Nunavik in northern Quebec, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. Where possible, results for Inuit children are compared to those of all Canadian children.

      Release date: 2008-06-20
    Reference (1)

    Reference (1) ((1 result))

    • Notices and consultations: 87-004-X20000035566
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      As with many other areas in Statistics Canada, the Culture Statistics Program (CSP) benefits from the informed advice of an external advisory committee. The National Advisory Committee on Culture Statistics (NACCS) was created in 1984 with a mandate to provide advice for the development of statistical activities related to all aspects of art and culture in Canada.

      Release date: 2001-03-16
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