Featured publications 2017
Featured presentations for calendar years:
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-52 (December 29, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-51 (December 22, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-50 (December 15, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-49 (December 8, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-48 (December 1, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-47 (November 24, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-46 (November 17, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-45 (November 10, 2017)
- Veterans’ Week and Remembrance Day Selections
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-44 (November 3, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-43 (October 27, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-42 (October 20, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-41 (October 13, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 2010s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-40 (October 6, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 2000s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-39 (September 29, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1990s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-38 (September 22, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1980s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-37 (September 15, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1970s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-36 (September 8, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1960s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-35 (September 1, 2017)
- Annual report on Government of Canada public opinion research activities, 2017
- Canada 150: A look back – 1950s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-34 (August 25, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1940s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-33 (August 18, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1930s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-32 (August 11, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1920s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-31 (August 4, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1910s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-30 (July 28, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1900s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-29 (July 21, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1890s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-28 (July 14, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1880s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-27 (July 7, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1870s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-26 (June 30, 2017)
- Canada 150: A look back – 1860s
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-25 (June 23, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-24 (June 16, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-23 (June 9, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-22 (June 2, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-21 (May 26, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-20 (May 19, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-19 (May 12, 2017)
- Flooding: Selections for Emergency Preparedness
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-18 (May 5, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-17 (April 28, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-16 (April 21, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-15 (April 14, 2017)
- Update: Language Learning Products Catalogue
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-14 (April 7, 2017)
- 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
- 2017 Federal Budget
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-13 (March 31, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-12 (March 24, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-11 (March 11, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-10 (March 10, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-09 (March 3, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-08 (February 24, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-07 (February 17, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-06 (February 10, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-05 (February 3, 2017)
- 2015-2016 Annual Report on Government of Canada Advertising Activities
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-04 (January 27, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-03 (January 20, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-02 (January 13, 2017)
- From Weekly Acquisitions List 17-01 (January 1, 2017)
- Canada’s educational portrait, 2016 Census
- Russian world-views—domestic power play and foreign behaviour: highlights from the workshop.
- Victims rights in Canada—your rights to information, protection, participation, and to seek restitution under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights!
- A new shared Arctic leadership model
- Early motherhood among off-reserve First Nations, Métis and Inuit women
- Iron (present as ferric phosphate) and its associated end-use products—consultation document
- Healthy lives for vulnerable women and children—applying health systems research
- Science narrative—climate change impacts on the health of Canadians
- Tips for parents/caregivers to support young indigenous children’s talking, listening, and learning
- Synthetic cannabinoid use in correctional populations – an emerging challenge for offender health and safety?—a brief review
- Report of the 2016 Mental Health Expert Panel on Suicide Prevention in the Canadian Armed Forces
- Peanuts—a priority food allergen
The final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission details the history of abuse of indigenous Canadians through the residential school system, and the harmful legacy of that abuse. The report acknowledges one of the darkest chapters in Canadian history and makes recommendations for all Canadians to work towards reconciliation.
This publication compiles personal stories, photographs and artwork about the impact of the September 11 attacks on air travelers. It highlights the warm welcome from residents of Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as communities from across Canada.
Agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada
Signed on May 25, 1993 by representatives of the Tunngavik Federation of Nunavut, the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement gave the Inuit of the central and eastern Northwest Territories a separate territory. This agreement is the largest Aboriginal land claim settlement in Canada's history.
The Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was signed January 2, 1988, eliminating several trade barriers between the two neighbouring countries. Free trade had been a controversial issue in Canada dating back to Confederation. The FTA was replaced by the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994, as Mexico joined the North American trade bloc.
In response to pressure from the growing women's rights movement, the Commission was created to examine the state of women in Canada. The final report recommended steps to ensure equal opportunities for employment, pay, child care, birth control and education. This was the first Canadian Royal Commission chaired by a woman, Florence Bird.
- Saving for post-secondary education—findings from the Canadian Financial Capability Survey : technical study prepared for the Canada Education Savings Program summative evaluation
- Support for trans employees—a guide for employees and managers
- Tax planning using private corporations—technical briefing
- Safe boating in deep sea shipping navigation areas
Known as the 1969 White Paper, this policy paper proposed abolishing the Indian Act and eliminating Indian Status as a step towards equality for Indigenous Canadians. The response from the Indigenous community was overwhelmingly negative, viewing the policy as another form of assimilation. The policy was quickly abandoned by the federal government.
The annual report on Government of Canada public opinion research activities, 2017 is now available for download from our collection. The annual report provides an overview of government-wide contracted public opinion research activities coordinated on behalf of federal departments and agencies.
Written by the Canadian Army’s official historian, C.P. Stacey, this report is a detailed and authoritative summary of the Second World War, aimed at the general Canadian population.
- 6 reasons to make sure you're #floodready
- International students, immigration and earnings growth—the effect of a pre-immigration Canadian university education
- Consultation report—Canada’s possible accession to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
- Making urgently needed drugs available—responding to the opioid crisis and other emergency situations
The Second World War had a major impact on agricultural production due to a lack of farm labourers. The Canadian government encouraged citizens to plant their own gardens on their property and produced guides such as this to help inexperienced gardeners.
- Analysis of housing choices and changing housing needs of seniors and pre-seniors by age group
- Why is judicial independence important to you?
- Potential policy measures to support a strong and growing economy—positioning Canada's financial sector for the future
- Delaying justice is denying justice—an urgent need to address lengthy court delays in Canada
As Canada began to recover from the Great Depression, drought and insect conditions continued to affect the Prairie provinces. This comprehensive census of Prairie farms was undertaken to provide the Canadian government with a better understanding of the locations, numbers, types, and production of farms, in hopes of improving the agricultural situation.
After a period of post-war economic hardship and low immigration, the Canadian government began encouraging immigration from 'preferred' countries such as the United States, Britain and Northern Europe. This publication provides important information for settlers, including lists of Canadian Government Agents, detailed maps, and descriptions of the climate and primary agricultural activities in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario.
An instruction manual for the harvesting and production of maple syrup. Note that this publication was issued shortly after refined sugar became an affordable sweetener in the late 19th century.
Report by W.L. Mackenzie King, C.M.G. Deputy Minister of Labour Commissioner appointed to investigate into the losses sustained by the Japanese population of Vancouver, B.C. on the occasion of the riots in that city in September 1907
The Vancouver Anti-Oriental Riots occurred in September 1907 as a result of anti-immigration attitudes. Similar riots happened in other West Coast cities in the United States. The Royal Commission report expressed regret at the financial losses to Japanese property. After these incidents, the federal government soon began to restrict Japanese emigration to Canada.
An early edition of the Canada Year Book, which was published from 1867 to 2012. The annual almanac was a reference guide on the demographic, political and economic changes facing Canadians.
The construction of transcontinental railways like the Canadian Pacific Railway opened up settlement in the west and played an important role in the expansion of Confederation. However, building these railways was complicated and expensive. A Royal Commission established to investigate the cost and methods of building the railroad concluded that inexperienced personnel, poorly written contracts and a lack of time had made construction more costly than necessary.
The first Census of the four provinces of Canada, as required by the Confederation Act. Total population of the confederated provinces was 3,485,761, including 23,037 indigenous persons.
The British North America Act, 1867 was passed by the British Parliament, creating the Dominion of Canada by uniting Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Renamed the Constitution Act in 1982, when it was repatriated by the Canadian government.
- New Horizons for Seniors Program—engaging seniors, strengthening communities—building an effective project team
- Home equity lines of credit—market trends and consumer issues : public research report.
- Report on the public health effects of the ease of access and viewing of online violent and degrading sexually explicit material on children, women and men
- Food-related illnesses, hospitalizations & deaths in Canada
- Vaccine coverage in Canadian children—results from the 2013 Childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey (CNIS).
- Legislative background—reforms to the transportation provisions of the Criminal Code (Bill C-46).
- Technical paper on the federal carbon pricing backstop
- Doing as well as one’s parents?—tracking recent changes in absolute income mobility in Canada
- Forward, together—enabling Canada’s clean, safe, and secure energy future—report of the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board.
- Managing the risk of fraud
- Structural type of dwelling and collectives reference guide—Census of population, 2016.
- CMHC Newcomer—facilitating housing choice for newcomers to Canada.
- Reinvesting in the Canadian Armed Forces—a plan for the future
- Canada’s adoption of renewable power sources—energy market analysis, May 2017
- Comparing different measures of high-growth enterprises—a Canadian case study
- Canadian guidelines on sexually transmitted infections—laboratory diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections
- 13 ways to modernize youth employment in Canada—strategies for a new world of work : report from the Expert Panel on Youth Employment.
- What if... self-driving vehicles were the new mass transit solution for cities?
- Protecting Canadians and their rights—a new road map for Canada’s national security
- Rapid impact evaluation of the Syrian refugee initiative
- Language Learning Products Catalogue of the Canada School of Public Service—Advanced level
- Language Learning Products Catalogue of the Canada School of Public Service—Second-language Evaluation (English)
Publishing and Depository Services Directorate is pleased to announce that 165 new language training products from the Canada School of Public Service for English as a second language learners have been added to our electronic catalogue under Language Learning Product Specialized Catalogue.
- Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge, 9-12 April 1917—Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, Jean Martin
- How healthy are Canadians?—a trend analysis of the health of Canadians from a healthy living and chronic disease perspective
- The ABC method—a risk management approach to the preservation of cultural heritage
- Canada is creating a competitive environment for LNG
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, one of the greatest battles in Canadian history. The bravery and valour of Canadian troops led to a tremendous victory for the entire Allied forces. This battle was considered the turning point of the First World War.
If you want to learn more about Vimy and the First World War, here is a publication that might be of interest.
- Measuring positive mental health in Canada—myths and facts
- Special Staff Assistance Visit, report on the climate, training environment, culture and Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP) programme at the Royal Military College of Canada—Kingston
- Payday loans—market trends
- Third report on human biomonitoring of environmental chemicals in Canada—results of the Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycle 3 (2012-2013)
- Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations—guide to hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material classification
- Digital citizenship—what does it mean for my child?
- Positioning Canada's electricity sector in a carbon constrained future
- Canadian survey on disability
- Electronic filers manual for 2016 income tax and benefit returns
- Left out—challenges faced by persons with disabilities in Canada’s schools : monitoring the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
- Inquiry report under the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators concerning Senator Don Meredith
- Digital citizenship—how to protect your child from cyberbullying
- GST/HST credit, including related provincial credits and benefits, for the period from July 2016 to June 2017
- Impaired at work—a guide to accomodating substance dependence
- Homelessness Partnering Strategy—highlights—2016 coordinated point-in-time count of homelessness in Canadian communities
- Seizing the opportunity-- the future of tobacco control in Canada
The Annual Report on Government of Canada Advertising Activities 2015-2016 Public opinion research in the Government of Canada—annual report is now available. Many institutions used advertising to inform parents, travelers, newcomers to Canada, business owners, veterans and their families, students, workers and the general public about the wide variety of government resources, programs and services available to them, and to promote the country’s history and heritage.
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