Citation help & information sheets

Information sheets

Statistics Canada Geographical Definitions

Finding Census Tract (CT) Data

Finding Dissemination Area (DA) Data

Beyond 20/20 Professional Browser

Desktop software which enables data users to view, chart, analyze, export, print, and save data.

Free download at Statistics Canada.

Beyond 20/20 Browser – Demo – brief lesson on how to browse

Beyond 20/20 Quick Start Guide – detailed instructions

Symbols, Abbreviations and Acronyms (STC)


Odesi enables you to explore, extract, and analyze data.  This web-based tool will give you access to variables across hundreds of datasets.

Odesi User Guide

Odesi Video Tutorials

Citing Government Documents

Citing Canadian Government Publications canadian-content-maple-leaf
This guide is from Mount Allison University Libraries provides information on citing government publications.

How to Cite Statistics Canada Products canadian-content-maple-leaf
This guide can be used to identify key elements, then adapt them to fit APA or MLA styles, as required.

Citing Data

IASSIST Quick Guide to Data Citation
This guide provides suggestions on the best way to cite data in APA, MLA, and Chicago styles.