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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202100400001
    Description:

    The primary objective of this study is to update information to reflect changes in self-reported cannabis consumption and related behaviours, as well as examine how methods of consumption and products have been changing between 2018 and 2020, and particularly since the latest 2019 Cannabis Act modifications.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021043
    Description:

    This infographic provides information about the prevalence of cannabis use and the sources where Canadians reported obtaining it using National Cannabis Survey data from the first quarters of 2018 and 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020. Data from the Business Register about the increasing number of legal cannabis retailers are also included.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Table: 13-10-0383-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, geography, gender, age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Public use microdata: 45-25-0012
    Description:

    This public use microdata file is from the sixth survey in the Canadian Perspectives Survey Series and includes information about the use of substances, including alcohol, cannabis, opioids and non-prescription substances during the pandemic. This product is provided using Statistics Canada's electronic file transfer service.

    Release date: 2021-04-12

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202106328503
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-03-04

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2021003
    Description:

    Canada continues to experience an opioid crisis. While there is solid information on the demographic and geographic characteristics of people experiencing fatal and non-fatal opioid overdoses in Canada, there is limited information on the social and economic conditions of those who experience these events. To fill this information gap, Statistics Canada collaborated with existing partnerships in British Columbia, including the BC Coroners Service, BC Stats, the BC Centre for Disease Control and the British Columbia Ministry of Health, to create the Statistics Canada British Columbia Opioid Overdose Analytical File (BC-OOAF).

    Release date: 2021-02-17

  • Table: 13-10-0096-11
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons being heavy drinkers, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2020-08-06

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100008
    Description:

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Canadians' lives in previously unimaginable ways in a very short period of time. Given the disruption and stress it may come as no surprise that the consumption of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco has increased for some.

    Release date: 2020-05-07

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000200002
    Description:

    For this study, seven quarters of National Cannabis Survey data were combined into two groups to examine changes in: cannabis use (overall, daily or almost daily (DAD)), source of product, driving after consumption and riding in a vehicle with a driver who had consumed, between the pre- and post-legalization periods.

    Release date: 2020-02-19

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020014
    Description:

    The main objective of the National Cannabis Survey is to better understand the frequency of cannabis usage in Canada and to monitor changes in behaviour as a result of the legalization of cannabis for non-medical use. This infographic highlights a few key data points before and after legalization.

    Release date: 2020-02-19
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  • Table: 13-10-0383-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, geography, gender, age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Public use microdata: 45-25-0012
    Description:

    This public use microdata file is from the sixth survey in the Canadian Perspectives Survey Series and includes information about the use of substances, including alcohol, cannabis, opioids and non-prescription substances during the pandemic. This product is provided using Statistics Canada's electronic file transfer service.

    Release date: 2021-04-12

  • Table: 13-10-0096-11
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons being heavy drinkers, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2020-08-06

  • Table: 13-10-0434-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Health region, Local health integration network
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Life expectancy at birth, at the health region level, is decomposed by drug overdose deaths. Changes in mortality rates for a given cause of death change over time and contribute to the overall change in life expectancy.

    Release date: 2019-05-30

  • Public use microdata: 82M0020X
    Description: The Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS) is a biennial general population survey of tobacco, alcohol and drug use among Canadians aged 15 years and older, with the primary focus on 15- to 24-year-olds. The CTADS is a telephone survey conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of Health Canada.
    Release date: 2018-11-01

  • Table: 13-10-0618-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0231)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 280560 series, with data for years 2003 - 2003 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2007-08-13. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (167 items: Health and Community Services Eastern Region; Newfoundland and Labrador; Canada; Health and Community Services St. John's Region; Newfoundland and Labrador; Newfoundland and Labrador ...) Age group (14 items: Total; 12 years and over; 12 to 14 years; 12 to 19 years; 15 to 19 years ...) Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...) Frequency of having 5 or more drinks on one occasion (5 items: Total population for the variable population reporting drinking; 5 or more drinks on one occasion; less than 12 times a year; Never 5 or more drinks on one occasion; 5 or more drinks on one occasion; 12 or more times a year ...) Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; High 95% confidence interval; number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval; number of persons ...).
    Release date: 2017-03-06

  • Table: 13-10-0071-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0031)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    This table contains 334320 series, with data for years 2000 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (199 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Health and Community Services St. John's Region; Newfoundland and Labrador (Peer group H);Health and Community Services Eastern Region; Newfoundland and Labrador (Peer group D) ...), Age group (14 items: Total; 12 years and over;15-19 years;12-19 years;12-14 years ...), Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Males; Females ...), Frequency of having 5 or more drinks on one occasion (5 items: Total population for the variable population reporting drinking; Never 5 or more drinks on one occasion;5 or more drinks on one occasion; 12 or more times a year;5 or more drinks on one occasion; less than 12 times a year ...), Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; High 95% confidence interval - number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval - number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2017-02-27

  • Table: 13-10-0514-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 104-0031)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    This table contains 18480 series, with data for years 1994 - 1998 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (not all combinations are available): Geography (11 items: Canada; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; Newfoundland and Labrador ...), Age group (14 items: Total; 12 years and over; 15-19 years; 12-19 years; 12-14 years ...), Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Males; Females ...), Frequency of having 5 or more drinks on one occasion (5 items: Total population for the variable population reporting drinking;5 or more drinks on one occasion; 12 or more times a year;5 or more drinks on one occasion; less than 12 times a year; Never 5 or more drinks on one occasion ...), Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; High 95% confidence interval - number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval - number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2017-02-27

  • Table: 13-10-0539-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 104-5031)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    This table contains 8400 series, with data for years 1996 - 1998 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (not all combinations are available): Geography (5 items: Territories; Yukon; Northwest Territories; Northwest Territories including Nunavut ...), Age group (14 items: Total; 12 years and over; 12-19 years; 15-19 years; 12-14 years ...), Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...), Frequency of having 5 or more drinks on one occasion (5 items: Total population for the variable population reporting drinking; 5 or more drinks on one occasion; less than 12 times a year; 5 or more drinks on one occasion; 12 or more times a year; Never 5 or more drinks on one occasion ...), Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; High 95% confidence interval - number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval - number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2017-02-27

  • Table: 13-10-0568-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0030)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    This table contains 334320 series, with data for years 2000 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (not all combinations are available): Geography (199 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Health and Community Services St. John's Region; Newfoundland and Labrador (Peer group H); Health and Community Services Eastern Region; Newfoundland and Labrador (Peer group D) ...), Age group (14 items: Total; 12 years and over; 15 to 19 years; 12 to 14 years; 12 to 19 years ...), Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...), Alcohol dependence (5 items: Total; alcohol dependence; Alcohol dependence; probable non-case; Alcohol dependence; slightly probable case; Alcohol dependence; highly probable case ...), Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval; number of persons; High 95% confidence interval; number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2010-05-17
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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202100400001
    Description:

    The primary objective of this study is to update information to reflect changes in self-reported cannabis consumption and related behaviours, as well as examine how methods of consumption and products have been changing between 2018 and 2020, and particularly since the latest 2019 Cannabis Act modifications.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021043
    Description:

    This infographic provides information about the prevalence of cannabis use and the sources where Canadians reported obtaining it using National Cannabis Survey data from the first quarters of 2018 and 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020. Data from the Business Register about the increasing number of legal cannabis retailers are also included.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202106328503
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-03-04

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2021003
    Description:

    Canada continues to experience an opioid crisis. While there is solid information on the demographic and geographic characteristics of people experiencing fatal and non-fatal opioid overdoses in Canada, there is limited information on the social and economic conditions of those who experience these events. To fill this information gap, Statistics Canada collaborated with existing partnerships in British Columbia, including the BC Coroners Service, BC Stats, the BC Centre for Disease Control and the British Columbia Ministry of Health, to create the Statistics Canada British Columbia Opioid Overdose Analytical File (BC-OOAF).

    Release date: 2021-02-17

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100008
    Description:

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Canadians' lives in previously unimaginable ways in a very short period of time. Given the disruption and stress it may come as no surprise that the consumption of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco has increased for some.

    Release date: 2020-05-07

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000200002
    Description:

    For this study, seven quarters of National Cannabis Survey data were combined into two groups to examine changes in: cannabis use (overall, daily or almost daily (DAD)), source of product, driving after consumption and riding in a vehicle with a driver who had consumed, between the pre- and post-legalization periods.

    Release date: 2020-02-19

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020014
    Description:

    The main objective of the National Cannabis Survey is to better understand the frequency of cannabis usage in Canada and to monitor changes in behaviour as a result of the legalization of cannabis for non-medical use. This infographic highlights a few key data points before and after legalization.

    Release date: 2020-02-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100011
    Description:

    This is a health fact sheet about different kinds of help Canadians received or reported needing for problems with their emotions, mental health or use of alcohol or drugs for the Canadian population aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2019-10-07

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100011
    Description:

    This document is a supplement to The Daily article, Wastewater-based estimates of cannabis and drug use in Canada: Pilot-Test Results (citation). It describes the data analysis supporting the results of the article, including the statistical testing and the treatment of outliers and missing data. Additionally, for each of the parameters required to estimate drug consumption, the document provides the values and uncertainty that were used and references to the literature supporting those values.

    Release date: 2019-08-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2019004
    Description:

    Legalization of cannabis production, sale, and use in Canada on October 17, 2018 serves as the context for the implementation of the largest wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) pilot test conducted to date in North America (covering 8.4 million people) and the first by a national statistical agency. Wastewater samples were collected in five large urban centres across Canada over the period March 2018 to February 2019. In addition to presenting the results by month and by city for certain drugs, this document presents preliminary estimates of total use of cannabis, methamphetamine, and cocaine.

    Release date: 2019-08-26
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3869
    Description: The survey's main objectives were to collect etiological, attitudinal, cognitive and behavioural information regarding drinking and driving; to collect information that is representative and useful at both the provincial and national levels; and to collect baseline data which can be used to assess trends and changes in variables over time.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3873
    Description: The purpose of this survey was to collect data on the negative consequences associated with drug and alcohol use.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4401
    Description: The main objective of the Youth Smoking Survey (YSS) is to provide current information on the smoking behaviour of students in grades 5 to 9 (in Quebec primary school grades 5 and 6 and secondary school grades 1 to 3), and to measure changes that occurred since the last time the survey was conducted. Additionally, the survey collects basic data on alcohol and drug use by students in grades 7 to 9 (in Quebec secondary 1 to 3). Results of the Youth Smoking Survey will help with the evaluation of anti-smoking and anti-drug use programs, as well as with the development of new programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4408
    Description: The data will be used by Health Canada, the Health Promotion Directorate as well as Researchers for alcohol and other drug use in Canada. Information will be used to inform the decision making and program planning efforts of policy makers, practitioners and researchers.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4440
    Description: The main objective of the survey is to provide continual and reliable data on tobacco, alcohol and drug use and related issues, with the primary focus on 15 to 24 year olds.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5262
    Description: The survey will be used in conjunction with other data sources to understand how the planned legalization of cannabis for non-medical use could impact the Canadian economy as well as other health and social services.
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