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Research Guides

Canadian government information

A guide to resources available to the University of Toronto community for Canadian government information prepared by Sam-chin Li, University of Toronto Libraries

General

Statistics Canada is the central statistical agency for Canada and the provinces.

Open Data is the one-stop shop for Government of Canada open datasets.

Check <odesi> (datasets are available for subscribing institutions only) for social science data, including polling data.

Print materials: visit the Government Publications Collection on the 5th floor of Robarts (filed by Statistics Canada number, eg. 12-008).

Print Census can be found on the 4th floor of Robarts Library, adjacent to the old Reference desk.

Statistical databases accessible through the University of Toronto Data Centre (CHASS) (for UofT faculty, staff, and students only).

Check Canadian data sources available through the University of Toronto Data Library.