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ECON 2P19: Canadian Economic History

Finding / Obtaining Data

Who produces or publishes data?

  • Government departments or agencies
  • Intergovernmental organizations
  • Private Sector Organizations
  • Individual researchers
  • You?

Finding Data

  • Open Data Sources (free)
  • Commercial Data Sources (subscription databases)
  • References in published articles or books
  • Specialized Portals


Historical Data Sources

The following sources from Statistics Canada include historical data, but most data is reported at the provincial level.