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Business Research

A guide to CBU Library's Business Resources.

SiteWise - Canadian population characteristics

SiteWise easily provides demographic profile reports for Canadian standard geographic or mapped study areas.Data includes most current census, estimates and projections, consumer spending, business profiles etc. 

Market Research

Passport provides market research on consumer products, commercial industries, demographics trends and consumer lifestyles in Canada. Includes comprehensive data and analysis, tables and charts, with five-year forecasts.

StatsCan Data via UofT[CHASS]

CANSIM@CHASS provides historical and current CANSIM data updated daily via a direct data feed from Statistics Canada. CHASS provides multiple views to CANSIM data: time-series view, multidimensional view, and OLAP view. CANSIM holds over 70 million times series on labour, crime, health, education, population, manufacturing, transportation, etc.

CHASS Census Analyser provides census profiles data from the 1961 Census to 2016 Census.  These are easy to subset and download using UofT’s custom software.

Canadian Economic Data

Sources of Opinion Data

Government of Canada - Statistics & Sites

Below are access points to Statistics Canada's  and other government departments data offered on their sites or through CBU's DLI license. For further information on accessing data contact Martin Chandler.  When formatting your papers use "How to Cite Statistics Canada Products".

2021 Census Data Viewer

The Census Program Data Viewer (CPDV) is a new, web-based data visualization tool that will make statistical information more interpretable by presenting key indicators in a statistical dashboard. Find the places in Canada you are interested in;  see them on a map, and get basic geographic and sociodemographic data for those places. Easy and Nice!