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Criminal justice at a glance

This collection contains information on offences, prosecution, sentences and probation for years ranging from 1977 to 1996. The product also contains various population and demographic statistics. The statistical files are available in Beyond 20/20 format and the documentation files are in PDF. 

The Alberta Hail Project Meteorological and Barge-Humphries Radar Archive

Between 1957 and 1991 the Alberta Research Council collected a significant amount of meteorological data in Central Alberta. This research involved the collection of information about hail and rainfall; data collected as a result of cloud seeding experiments; and a variety of radar data collected via airplane and ground radar centres.In the 1990's, the data was identified as being at risk of becoming unusable.

National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) datasets

Contains data on facility-reported information on pollutant releases and transfers and air pollutant emission summaries and trends. Includes on-site and off-site releases in Canada, by industrial sector, and releases of NPRI-listed CEPA-toxic and carcinogenic pollutants, as well as recovery, re-use and recycling (3Rs), and energy recovery in Canada. The data can be searched by company/facility name or FSA. Summary tables are available for download. The data is on annual basis and range from 1993 to latest. 

Life tables: Canada, provinces and territories

Life tables comprising life expectancy and related estimates by age and sex for Canada, the provinces and the combined territories. Detailed estimates (by single year of age) have been produced for Canada and all of the provinces, except PEI. Abridged estimates (by five-year age group) have been produced for PEI and the combined territories (Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories combined). Life tables for the first year of life have been produced separately, by sex, for Canada as a whole.