Monthly Archives: September 2012

All the single ladies (and men) – fun with census data

By Leslie Young As an addition to our census coverage, I decided to take a more lighthearted look at our Statistics Canada spreadsheets, and turn them into a Census Dating Guide. It was a lot of fun to make. It … Continue reading

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Mapping the census, part 3

by Patrick Cain Leslie Young and I spent yesterday turning out maps from the new release from the 2011 census, which had to do, mostly, with family life: children, households and marital/relationship status. We made 15 new interactive maps showing … Continue reading

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Charge us more, LCBO asked French supplier

by Patrick Cain Ever since the Ontario Auditor-General reported on the LCBO’s formula-based purchasing practices, criticizing a system that can result in one of the world’s largest alcohol buyers asking its suppliers to charge it more (the LCBO sets a … Continue reading

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Would new riding boundaries give McGuinty his majority?

by Patrick Cain We had the chance last week to map the poll-level results from the 2011 Ontario election against the proposed new electoral boundariespublished at the end of August. (Ontario mostly uses federal boundaries for provincial elections). The result … Continue reading

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Counting the CZ-858

by Patrick Cain In the aftermath of a high-profile shooting incident like the one at the PQ victory party Tuesday night in Montreal, it’s helpful to see what the gun registry database we obtained back in the summer has to … Continue reading

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