The Community Information Database can be used to create community and regional profiles.  The CID provides local-level quantitative data (e.g. population counts, employment rates) that can be used in conjunction with local-level qualitative data (e.g. community stories and case studies).

The following community snapshots contain examples of the type of information that can be extracted from the Community Information Database.

Action Southwest, Saskatchewan

Eastern Townships, Quebec

Laval-Laurentides-Lanaudière, Quebec

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Williams Lake, British Columbia

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

 

 

 

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