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CANSIM (University of Toronto Data Library Service: CHASS)
CANSIM is Statistics Canada's database of time series covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life. Hundreds of surveys are included, in addition to the Census, and results are published in thousands of tables.
Statistics Canada (Government of Canada)
Statistics Canada provides statistics relating to Canada's population, resources, economy, society and culture.
BC Stats (Government of British Columbia)
BC Stats is the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia with a BC focus on demographics and socio-economic conditions.
World Bank Data Catalog (World Bank)
This data catalogue contains datasets on key indicators and statistics on 228 countries of the world.

Also Try... (Cornell University Library)
This is a full text archive for electronic preprints of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics; they are not considered to be peer-reviewed.
Canadian Census Analyzer (University of Toronto Data Library Service: CHASS)
Canadian census data is provided with the CHASS interface. Custom tables may be created combining geographic and census variables.
Data BC (Government of British Columbia)
This database contains datasets and tools designed to help you conduct research and analyze statistics provided by the B.C. Government
Equinox (University of Western Ontario Data Library)
This resource provides access to statistical tables, raw data, and geospatial files from Statistics Canada's Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) collection. This includes Census data, as well as statistical surveys. Users can search the collection by file name, subject category, keyword and variable name.

This database has been discontinued. Please see Odesi

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Government of Canada Publications (Public Works and Government Services Canada)
An extensive variety of Government of Canada publications, distributed to Canadians, federal departments and agencies, the private sector, and other levels of government.
Historical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge University Press)
This resource provides access to historical statistical data about the United States, covering population, work and welfare, economics, governance and international relations, migration, health and crime, plus information placing each in its historical context.
Microdata Analysis and Subsetting Service with SDA (University of Toronto Data Library Service: CHASS)
This service provides access to most of the microdata files in Statistics Canada's Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) collection and a few microdata sets from other sources.
ODESI: Ontario Data Documentation, Extraction Service and Infrastructure (Ontario Council of University Libraries Scholars Portal)
This resource is a digital repository for social science data, including socio-economic indicators, business and financial databases, census microdata and aggregate data, social surveys, education, crime, health, and more. It also includes historical Gallup polls.
Open Data Portal (Government of Canada)
This database provides access to datasets of Canadian statistics. Topics include immigration, agricultural, transportation datasets and more.
Statistics Canada Publications Catalogue (Statistics Canada)
Statistics Canada Publications Catalogue provides searchable access to statistical publications on topics such as business, manufacturing, farming, health, food consumption, education, crime & justice, and much more.