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  • Stats in brief: 98-200-X2016031
    Description:

    This article in the Census in Brief series describes how the use of English, French and other languages in the workplace has evolved between 2006 and 2016 in Canada, Quebec, Canada excluding Quebec, as well as in census metropolitan areas where many linguistic groups coexist. Special attention is given to certain other languages and to the specific context in which they are used at work.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Stats in brief: 98-200-X2016010
    Description:

    This article in the Census in Brief series paints a picture of linguistic diversity in Canada using statistics on Aboriginal and immigrant languages. It also presents different attributes of multilingualism and the place of official languages in Canada.

    Release date: 2017-08-02

  • Stats in brief: 99-012-X201100311851
    Description:

    This National Household Survey in brief presents key findings emerging from the analysis of data on languages of work in Canada in 2011. It provides information on the use of English, French and other languages at work. The analysis focuses on various levels of geography, including Canada, Quebec and the rest of Canada, and selected census metropolitan areas (CMAs).

    Release date: 2013-06-26

  • Stats in brief: 98-314-X201100311723
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look to relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the language release are entitled 'French and the francophonie,' ' Immigrant languages in Canada,' and ' Aboriginal languages in Canada'

    Release date: 2012-10-24

  • Stats in brief: 98-314-X201100311724
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look to relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the language release are entitled 'French and the francophonie,' ' Immigrant languages in Canada,' and ' Aboriginal languages in Canada.'

    Release date: 2012-10-24

  • Stats in brief: 98-314-X201100311725
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look to relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the language release are entitled 'French and the francophonie,' ' Immigrant languages in Canada,' and ' Aboriginal languages in Canada.'

    Release date: 2012-10-24

  • Articles and reports: 98-314-X2011001
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This 2011 Census analytical document presents key trends emerging from the analysis of language data in Canada, provinces and territories and some census metropolitan areas (CMAs).

    Release date: 2012-10-24

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000111074
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    This article looks at the prevalence of French-language knowledge among sales and service workers (salespersons, food servers, cashiers). Information is also provided regarding their use of French at work. There is a special focus on the metropolitan areas of Ottawa-Gatineau, Moncton, Sudbury and Montréal.

    Release date: 2010-01-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900110770
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article uses data from the 2001 and 2006 Census of Canada to look at the use of non-official languages at work among immigrants. Owing to the growing contribution that immigrants are making to Canada's labour force, languages other than English and French are being used more often in Canadian work places. The article examines which languages are used most often. It also looks at the impact of age, gender, year of immigration, education, official language ability and the presence of others who speak the mother tongue in the community where they work, on the likelihood that immigrants will use a non-official language on the job.

    Release date: 2009-01-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900110771
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article explores the implications of working in a language other than English or French for immigrants in Canada. It looks at the occupations and industries in which immigrants who use non-official languages on the job are found. Holding other factors constant, it also looks at the impact on employment earnings and the financial returns to education for immigrants who work in languages other than English or French.

    Release date: 2009-01-20
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-501-X2016010
    Description:

    The Language of work Release and concepts overview provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and key measures used in the 2016 Census of Population Language of work release, as well as the products which will be available on release day and later.

    Release date: 2017-10-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5055
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to determine the official language preference of the clients of various government departments. The data will allow the department to decide if they need to provide services to clients in the minority language according to the rules of the Official Languages Act.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5134
    Description: The survey is sponsored by the Office of the Official Language Commissioner (OCOL). As part of its mandate, the OCOL reviews the use of both official languages in federal institutions. The evaluation is done for employees in a minority situation (i.e., English in Quebec and French in New Brunswick and in bilingual areas of Ontario).
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