Approximately 2.4 million rural Canadians live in resource-dependent communities.
Rural and Small Town (RST) Canada Analysis Bulletin
The Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin is an occasional publication documenting structure and trends in rural Canada.
The Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin is a joint project between Statistics Canada and the
Rural and Co-operatives Secretariat on behalf of Canada's Rural Partnership.
Statistics Canada – 2006 Census Dictionary
The 2006 Census Dictionary provides detailed information on every aspect of the Census of Population, as well as detailed information about concepts and indicators.
Statistics Canada – Hierarchy of standard geographic units for dissemination (Census Geography)
This diagram shows how the standard geographic units are structured for the dissemination of the 2006 Census of Canada.
Statistics Canada – Learning Resources for Teachers, Librarians, Students, and Postsecondary
Resource centre for teachers, librarians, and students including reference material, lesson plans, project ideas, and programs to support in-depth research.
Statistics Canada Community Profiles
These profiles present community-level information from the 1996, 2001, and 2006 Census of Population. Users can search for an area of interest and retrieve a variety of regional data.
Nova Scotia Community Counts
With easily accessible information, Community Counts also allows comparisons of community resources among regional, provincial, and national levels to present a more complete picture of Nova Scotian communities.
Community Accounts is an innovative information system providing users with a reliable source of community, regional, and provincial data for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Canadian Council on Learning
The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) is a national, independent, and non-profit corporation that is committed to improving learning across the country and across all walks of life.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada: Indicators of Well-being in Canada
Indicators of Well-being in Canada gathers data from different sources and presents a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the well-being of Canadians and Canadian society. It also shows how this picture may be changing over time.
Natural Resources Canada: The Atlas of Canada
The Atlas of Canada provides a dynamic and comprehensive collection of maps and related information about Canada.
National Land and Water Information Service
The National Land and Water Information Service is an Internet-based service being developed over the next four years to provide on-line access to agri-environmental information to help Canadians make responsible land-use decisions.