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National health expenditure trends

National Health Expenditure Trends provides an overview of how much is spent on health care annually, in what areas money is spent and on whom, and where the money comes from. It features comparative expenditure data at the provincial/territorial and international levels, as well as Canadian health spending trends from 1975 to the present.

The latest version is available from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The Map & Data Library has archived versions from 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009, which are available upon request.

Survey on financing of co-operatives, 2007 [Canada]

This survey gathers information about the amount and types of financing available to co-operatives, as well as the challenges co-operatives face in obtaining this financing. This will allow Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Human Resources and Social Development Canada to assess the state of the co-operative sector in Canada and its needs in terms of government policies or programs.

Survey of Innovation, 2003 [Canada]

The survey is part of an on-going program to measure innovation in Canada. To meet this objective the survey collects information on new and significantly improved products and processes introduced during a three year time period. The information collected by this survey provides information innovation and innovation activities of Canadian businesses and their characteristics.

Small and medium sized enterprises in Canada (SME)

The SME data warehouse is based on existing administrative data sources from Statistics Canada and Canada Revenue Agency. Data covers tax year 2001 to tax year 2006. The SME Data Warehouse contains a complete, up to date and unduplicated list of all businesses in Canada based on Statistics Canada's Business Register for tax years 2001-2006. This product currently produces data for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are defined as enterprises with less than 250 employees and less than $50 million in total revenue.

Health profile, 2009

Characteristics include: well-being, health conditions, health behaviours, health system, accessibility, environmental factors, deaths by cause, life expectancy, personal resources, living and working conditions, community characteristics. Includes counts and rates, high and low 95% confidence intervals, coefficient of variation, significance vis-a-vis Canada, province, peer group rate, and previous reference period.

Canada Food Stats

Contains food statistics and indicators, including information on per capita food consumption and food prices, nutrition, supply and demand, as well as data on the food industry, processing, employment, productivity, trade and much more. Historical data varies by indicator (many go back to 1976, some as far as 1926).