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Please note that our computer lab is also accessible for use through remote access. See this link for more information.

COVID-19: Updates on library services and operations


Minority Populations by First Official Language Spoken (2001 Census Data)

This document includes three tables. Each table indicates the number and percentage of persons that constitute the official language minority, according to estimates of first official language spoken. Table I presents the data by province or territory, along with a summary of the data on the official-language minorities in Canada. Table II presents data for Census Metropolitan Areas. Table III presents a breakdown by province or territory, Census Metropolitan Area and Census Subdivision. Information on first official language spoken is not collected directly from respondents.

Minimum wage database

Includes: Current And Forthcoming Minimum Hourly Wage Rates For Adult Workers in Canada, Minimum Hourly Wages for Canadian Adult Workers since 1965, Current And Forthcoming Minimum Wage Rates in Canada for Young Workers and Specific Occupations, Customized Search for Minimum Wages in Canada, information available by province when variable.

Health Canada website

The Health Canada website contains publications on a wide range of topics, for example child abuse, cancer, injury, immunization, perinatal health, tuberculosis, asthma, smoking, sexually transmitted diseases, communicable diseases. Browse by topic or use the site search to find reports and statistics.