Mean, Median, and Moose
A Podcast About Canada, Data, and Visualization
This month we’re taking a look at criminal justice data in Canada. Justice is an area that has long been subject to statistical methods. Police statistics on crime were first published in Canada in 1921. These statistics were spotty and not generally comparable from year to year until the Uniform Crime Reporting System came intoContinue reading “Crime, Courts, and Constables”
Canada is home to over 170,000 not-for-profits. Just over half of these are registered charities. The vast majority of them are small – less than 10% of charities have 10 or more full time staff, and 79% of charities have less than $500,000.00 per year in funding. The Canadian Senate produced a report on theContinue reading “Open Data in the NFP/Charitable Sector”
This month’s post is something special to celebrate the holidays. We’re looking at twelve datasets, some Christmas related, some not, from across Canada.