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  • Journals and periodicals: 96-325-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The publication contains short analytical articles and full-colour maps, photographs, charts and graphs on the land, livestock, crops, technology, environment, people and other aspects of Canada's agriculture industry. Written in plain language for students this online edition uses Census of Agriculture and other data.

    Release date: 2019-03-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201600114570
    Description:

    This study uses the Households and the Environment Survey along with the Waste Management Industry Survey, to examine the disposal and diversion activities of Canadian households from 2002 to 2013, focusing on electronic waste.

    Release date: 2016-05-24

  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2015005
    Description:

    This factsheet examines capital expenditures on environmental protection and capital spending by industry from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures.

    Release date: 2015-04-29

  • Table: 16-002-X201300111848
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study looks at composting by Canadian households using data from the 2011 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2013-07-10

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201200011679
    Description:

    This analytical article 'Waste management in Canada' gathers together a variety of statistics describing the generation and management of different types of waste. The report starts with an overview of waste generation in Canada (Section 2). The remaining sections cover solid waste (Section 3), wastewater discharges (Section 4), and air emissions (Section 5) in greater detail.

    Release date: 2012-06-05

  • Table: 16-201-S
    Description:

    Human Activity and the Environment: Detailed Statistics (16-201-S) is a collection of statistics focusing on human activities from an environmental perspective. Data are compiled from many sources including Statistics Canada, federal government departments, provincial governments and other sources. It is complimented by Human Activity and the Environment (16-201-X), which provides analysis on current environmental issues.

    Release date: 2011-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 16-001-M2010013
    Description:

    Recycling has become a common habit for most Canadian households. These households have many choices when it comes to recycling: they decide whether or not to recycle, how much to recycle, and what methods to use when they do. Using data from the 2007 Households and the Environment Survey, the paper examines recycling decisions made by Canadian households, some of the reasoning behind those decisions, and the relationship between recycling behaviour and a selection of demographic factors.

    Release date: 2010-07-07

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800110539
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Households across the country regularly produce special wastes ranging from dead batteries to old paint containers. This study focuses on four special wastes for which information was collected in the 2006 Households and the Environment Survey' leftover or expired medication, dead batteries, old computer and communication equipment and leftover paint.

    Release date: 2008-03-27

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800110540
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Diverting organic waste is one way of reducing the amount of waste being sent to landfills. Materials such as food waste and leaf and yard trimmings are often composted at home using compost bins or they are collected curbside and processed at centralized composting facilities. The study examines composting in Canada using data from the Waste Management Industry Survey and the Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2008-03-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-206-X2008016
    Description:

    This paper focuses on the role of investments in infrastructure in Canada. The size of infrastructure investments relative to other capital stock sets this country apart from most other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries. The paper reviews the approaches taken by other researchers to define infrastructure. It then outlines a taxonomy to define those assets that should be considered as infrastructure and that can be used to assess the importance of different types of capital investments. It briefly considers how to define the portion of infrastructure that should be considered 'public'. The final two parts of the paper apply the proposed classification system to data on Canada's capital stock, and ask the following questions: how much infrastructure does Canada have and in which sectors of the economy is this infrastructure located? Finally, the paper investigates how Canada's infrastructure has evolved over the last four decades, both in the commercial and non-commercial sectors, and compares these trends with the pattern that can be found in the United States.

    Release date: 2008-03-12
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  • Table: 16-002-X201300111848
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study looks at composting by Canadian households using data from the 2011 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2013-07-10

  • Table: 16-201-S
    Description:

    Human Activity and the Environment: Detailed Statistics (16-201-S) is a collection of statistics focusing on human activities from an environmental perspective. Data are compiled from many sources including Statistics Canada, federal government departments, provincial governments and other sources. It is complimented by Human Activity and the Environment (16-201-X), which provides analysis on current environmental issues.

    Release date: 2011-06-28

  • Table: 16F0008X
    Description:

    This report presents estimates of national and provincial economic activity of the environment industry in Canada, including the revenues earned from the production of environmental goods, the provision of environmental services and the undertaking of environment-related construction activities.

    The environment industry is composed of establishments operating in a variety of industries that produce environmental goods and services. Environmental goods and services are goods and services that are used, or can potentially be used to measure, prevent, limit or correct environmental damage (both natural or by human activity) to water, air, soil as well as problems related to waste, noise and ecosystems. They also include clean or resource-efficient (eco-efficient) technologies that decrease material inputs, reduce energy consumption, recover valuable by-products, reduce emissions and/or minimise waste disposal problems.

    Release date: 2007-09-24

  • Table: 16-201-X20030006667
    Description:

    Water is a basic necessity of life: access to clean water in sufficient quantity is an integral part of our well-being. It has had a strong influence on Canada's development as a country and remains a precious part of our natural resource wealth.

    While Canadians live in a country with a plentiful supply of fresh water, they are also concerned about a number of water-related issues. These include the availability, distribution, use and quality of water, as well as the controls placed on water usage. This article examines these issues by creating a statistical portrait of Canada's fresh water resources.

    Release date: 2003-12-03
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  • Journals and periodicals: 96-325-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The publication contains short analytical articles and full-colour maps, photographs, charts and graphs on the land, livestock, crops, technology, environment, people and other aspects of Canada's agriculture industry. Written in plain language for students this online edition uses Census of Agriculture and other data.

    Release date: 2019-03-21

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201600114570
    Description:

    This study uses the Households and the Environment Survey along with the Waste Management Industry Survey, to examine the disposal and diversion activities of Canadian households from 2002 to 2013, focusing on electronic waste.

    Release date: 2016-05-24

  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2015005
    Description:

    This factsheet examines capital expenditures on environmental protection and capital spending by industry from the Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures.

    Release date: 2015-04-29

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201200011679
    Description:

    This analytical article 'Waste management in Canada' gathers together a variety of statistics describing the generation and management of different types of waste. The report starts with an overview of waste generation in Canada (Section 2). The remaining sections cover solid waste (Section 3), wastewater discharges (Section 4), and air emissions (Section 5) in greater detail.

    Release date: 2012-06-05

  • Articles and reports: 16-001-M2010013
    Description:

    Recycling has become a common habit for most Canadian households. These households have many choices when it comes to recycling: they decide whether or not to recycle, how much to recycle, and what methods to use when they do. Using data from the 2007 Households and the Environment Survey, the paper examines recycling decisions made by Canadian households, some of the reasoning behind those decisions, and the relationship between recycling behaviour and a selection of demographic factors.

    Release date: 2010-07-07

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800110539
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Households across the country regularly produce special wastes ranging from dead batteries to old paint containers. This study focuses on four special wastes for which information was collected in the 2006 Households and the Environment Survey' leftover or expired medication, dead batteries, old computer and communication equipment and leftover paint.

    Release date: 2008-03-27

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800110540
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Diverting organic waste is one way of reducing the amount of waste being sent to landfills. Materials such as food waste and leaf and yard trimmings are often composted at home using compost bins or they are collected curbside and processed at centralized composting facilities. The study examines composting in Canada using data from the Waste Management Industry Survey and the Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2008-03-27

  • Articles and reports: 21-021-M2007001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The analysis contained in this article is based on results from the 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS). It presents information on various practices used to manage water on Canadian farms. Practices surveyed are divided in two groupings: those used to protect natural sources of water - maintaining vegetation on areas adjacent to natural sources of water, management of grazing livestock, conservation measures for natural wetland areas, and disposal of milkhouse wash water and toxic wastes; and those related to the use of water for farming and household activities types of irrigation systems and testing of domestic water.

    Results show that farm practices impacting water quality and quantity are significantly used by Canadian farmers. Higher adoption rates of environmental measures could likely be achieved to reduce agriculture's environmental footprint. These results can assist governments, farmers and non-governmental organizations in targeting actions and in the promotion and development of new farm environmental programs and practices.

    Release date: 2007-11-06

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2005074
    Description:

    This paper uses a logistic regression model and Statistics Canada data from the 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey and the 2001 Census of Agriculture to determine the primary factors affecting the implementation of BMPs for manure management by hog producers.

    Release date: 2005-08-15

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2005073
    Description:

    The purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which farming practices have adjusted to the presence of urbanization in Canada.

    The adoption rates for the eight EMSs were obtained from the Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS) conducted in 2001 by Statistics Canada and sponsored in part by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).

    Release date: 2005-05-25
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-206-X2008016
    Description:

    This paper focuses on the role of investments in infrastructure in Canada. The size of infrastructure investments relative to other capital stock sets this country apart from most other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries. The paper reviews the approaches taken by other researchers to define infrastructure. It then outlines a taxonomy to define those assets that should be considered as infrastructure and that can be used to assess the importance of different types of capital investments. It briefly considers how to define the portion of infrastructure that should be considered 'public'. The final two parts of the paper apply the proposed classification system to data on Canada's capital stock, and ask the following questions: how much infrastructure does Canada have and in which sectors of the economy is this infrastructure located? Finally, the paper investigates how Canada's infrastructure has evolved over the last four decades, both in the commercial and non-commercial sectors, and compares these trends with the pattern that can be found in the United States.

    Release date: 2008-03-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 16-001-M2007004
    Description:

    Statistics Canada administers a number of environmental surveys that fill important data gaps but also pose numerous challenges to administer. This paper focuses on two on-going environment surveys - one newly initiated and one in the process of a redesign.

    Release date: 2007-11-23

  • Geographic files and documentation: 21-601-M2006077
    Description:

    The objective of this study was to estimate and map livestock manure production by the environmental geography unit known as the Sub-Sub-Drainage Area (SSDA) in 2001 and to calculate the change in manure production over the 1981-2001 period.

    Release date: 2006-01-13
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