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Kate McInturff | The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative mourns the loss of feminist researcher and scholar Kate McInturff.
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Armine Yalnizyan | The Harper government's strategy is leaving us more and more in the dark about ourselves, by reducing the amounts of official information we have and weakening its reliability.
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Armine Yalnizyan | The line between truth and truthiness in economic statistics is getting easier to miss. That's a problem because it helps evidence-based decision-making become decision-based evidence-making.
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Doreen Nicoll | This series of articles will be addressing the issue of sexual assault. The material might be upsetting to some readers. Please take necessary precautions and have a plan of self-care in place shoul
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Redeye Collective | A private member's bill to bring back the long-form census has reinvigorated discussion about the importance of statistics for effective government.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Two findings stand out in the National Household Survey (NHS) data released Wednesday, both critical in this post-recession era of uncertainty.
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Ian Smillie
David Peck | Ian speaks to development issues of all kinds, sustainability, how to lie with statistics and the future of development.
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Marc Lee | Some colleagues at the U.S. NGO Global Exchange tipped me off to some sneaky data doctoring done by the Fraser Institute on climate change.
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Marc Lee | Last week, BC Stats put out a release with the headline "Low Income Cut-Offs (LICOs) are a Poor Measure of Poverty."
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Hennessy's Index | The Hennessy Index is a monthly listing of numbers, written by the CCPA's Trish Hennessy, about Canada and its place in the world. This month -- the federal election.
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Hennessy's Index | The Hennessy Index is a monthly listing of numbers, written by the CCPA's Trish Hennessy, about Canada and its place in the world.
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Jane Williams | Richard Wilkinson's work has shaped research on the social determinants of health for over thirty years. He co-authored the international best-seller The Spirit Level with Kate Pickett.