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Accessing modern and historical census data

February 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Are you interested in learning how to access modern and historic census data? Join a virtual presentation with the Statistics Canada Library as we learn about the tools, web pages, and resources that will help you with your census research. In particular, you’ll learn:

  • How to access summary census information from 1665-2021
  • How to find historic census returns
  • Tips and tricks to find modern data

Elizabeth Nash is a librarian at the Statistics Canada Library in Ottawa, Ontario. She graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in English, and from McGill University with a master’s degree in Information Studies. She enjoys getting lost in the stacks and discovering the stories that historic data can tell.

This event is part of Love Data Week 2023, co-sponsored by SFU, UBC, UNBC, and UVic. Registration is open to everyone.

If you have questions, concerns, or accessibility needs, please email research.commons@ubc.ca.

This event is online. Registrants receive the link 1 hour before the event (registration closes 2 hours before).