Demographic data

Critical Crossroads: Youth, Criminal Justice and Literacy Literature Review (2012)

This literature review provides a demographic snapshot of literacy challenges for youth in conflict with the law in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It also includes a review of available literacy programming and research on the intersection of youth, justice and literacy in those three countries.

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2012-06-27

Mapping Literacy in the Community - Thames Valley Area (2004)

This document, part of the Mapping Literacy in the Community Project, contains detailed maps showing population demographics, programs, resources and supports located in Ontario’s Thames Valley region, which includes the city of London and the counties of Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford.

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2012-04-02

Mapping Literacy in the Community: Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk Counties (2005)

This document, which is part of the Mapping Literacy in the Community Project, contains detailed maps showing population demographics, programs, resources and supports located in Ontario’s Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk counties. The maps provide an overview of each area and are accompanied by summaries setting out what all of this data could mean for literacy service providers.

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2012-03-20

Post-secondary education in Canada: Who is missing out? (2009)

Lessons in Learning – April 1, 2009

The authors of this document note that Canada’s performance in terms of educational attainment is ahead of most other developed countries. However, post-secondary participation remains low among some demographic groups in Canada, including students from low-income families, students with no history of higher education in their family, and Aboriginal students.

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2012-03-01

The financial knowledge of Canadians (2011)

Canadian Social Trends - Article from March 8, 2011

This article is based on the results of a quiz included as part of the 2009 Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS), sponsored by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Finance Canada and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. The quiz included 14 multiple-choice questions on such topics as inflation and interest rates; credit reports and credit ratings; stocks and risk; insurance; taxation; debts and loans; and banking fees.

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2011-07-19

2011 Trends, Opportunities and Priorities (TOP) Report (2011)

The Labour Market Group (LMG) is a not-for-profit organization, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities, that promotes the development of a skilled and competitive workforce.

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2011-06-10

The Early Childhood Population Databases (2009)

This document offers an inventory of databases concerning children ages birth to six throughout the world.

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2011-05-20

Aboriginal Engagement (2008)

Who Does What in Aboriginal Skills Development: A Reference Document

The goal of this document is to explain the nature of Aboriginal human resources issues in Canada, and to provide practical information for promoting partnerships that lead to meaningful work for Aboriginal people and boost the pool of skilled workers for economic sectors currently experiencing shortfalls.

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2011-04-15

Literacy Risk in the Niagara Region (2000)

The author of this document notes that Ontario’s Niagara Region is at a competitive disadvantage because the overall literacy and skill levels of its population lag behind those of other regions of the province, according to 1996 census data.

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2011-03-25

Landscape of Literacy and Disability in Canada (2008)

Using easy-to-read maps, this report shows the wide discrepancy of literacy between those with and without disabilities.

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2011-03-01

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