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Statistics Canada: Data Tables (formerly CANSIM)
CANSIM is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.
Statistics Canada Library
"The Statistics Canada Library houses a comprehensive repository of publications produced by Statistics Canada and its predecessor organizations. This includes a collection of historical material dating back to 1841 that provides information on topics such as the census, foreign trade and industrial production."
Canadian Census Data Guide
Quicklinks to Census Data
"These infographics will provide a quick overview of Statistics Canada survey data."
Public Use Microdata Files through Nesstar
Access to Statistics Canada Public Use Microdata Files through the Nesstar service
Featured content includes: Departmental Plans, Main Estimates, Departmental Results Reports, Supplementary Estimates B, Spending by Program, Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs) by Program, Inventory of Federal Organizations and Interests.
Historical Statistics of Canada
There are 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s included here.
Statistics Canada Datasets in the Abacus Repository
The Abacus data repository has made more than 1000 Statistics Canada datasets available to the public under the terms of the Statistics Canada Open License. Anyone may search and download these datasets from the Abacus Open data collection.
Open Government portal
Federal Government open data/open information/open dialogue.