Post Tagged with: "statistics canada"

Statscan Survey Shows Internet’s Potential and Pitfalls

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) examines recent Statistics Canada data on Internet use.  The survey found that nearly 17 million Canadians – 68 percent of the adult population – used the Internet for personal non-business reasons last year.  Moreover, almost two-thirds of Canadian adults who […]

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August 21, 2006 1 comment Columns

Canadian Internet Use Survey 2005

Statistics Canada  has released the 2005 Canadian Internet Use Survey.  Of particular interest is the data on why Canadians go online with email, general surfing, information search, banking, health information, weather, bill payment, and government info all cited by 50 percent or more of respondents.  Ranking lower is access to […]

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August 15, 2006 1 comment News

So Much for the Death of Radio

Statistics Canada reports that the Canadian private sector radio industry enjoyed its highest profits in recent history with the largest annual increase in revenue in 17 years.

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August 14, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Statistics Canada on Culture

Statistics Canada is out today with several cultural studies including a regular culture periodical, an employment analysis, and a report that Canada’s cultural goods deficit grew in 2005.

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June 12, 2006 1 comment News

The Real Story Behind Statscan’s Recording Industry Numbers

Statistics Canada is out today with a report on the state of the recording industry.  The news is not good as the government' s statistics agency reports that the Canadian recording industry experienced its worst performance in six years in 2003. While this is old news – similar numbers have […]

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October 26, 2005 2 comments News