Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

MBA(CED) Guide

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. 

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 Laura Syms.  When formatting your papers use "How to Cite Statistics Canada Products".

Market Research

2016 Canada Census

Search the 2016 Census

Search type


Or link to browse 

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!

There is also Census Mapper. It includes several services based around census Canada data including easy interactive Canada-wide custom mappings across all census aggregation levels

Other Sources for Canadian Demographics

Canadian Public Policy Documents - All In One Place Linked

Canadian Public Policy Collection of the CEL Library includes material from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, university research etc. 

Canadian Community Economic Development Network Resources

The on-line CED Toolbox of the Canadian CED Network holds 500 plus resources organized by theme and  searchable by keyword .  A nice first stop for research topics. 

Conference Board of Canada eLibrary

For full text access from off campus, visit and click on “Create an account” in the upper right corner. When creating an account you must use your CBU e-mail address and information so Conference Board can link you to CBU's subscription.