News Releases

October 17, 2017

A new publication on the use of metadata in Québec’s cultural sector

To this day, culture organizations in Québec are making fairly limited use of metadata related to cultural products and content, which consist in structured numerical data that describe, identify or enrich these products and content (author, performer, country of origin, title, etc.). Continue reading...

October 12, 2017

Geographic coding: publication of a reference document

Did you know that every one of the 1,294 municipalities in Québec have a unique geographic code? And that with this code, it is possible to trace the changes made to a municipality’s geography or to learn in which territorial division it is located? Continue reading...

October 11, 2017

First release of the land accounts for Southern Québec

Between the 1990s and the 2000s, artificial surfaces in Southern Québec gained more than 500 km² at the expense of agricultural land and forests, an increase of about 8% over that period, or of 0.6% per year. Continue reading...

October 6, 2017

Employment and unemployment rate stable in September

Employment was little changed in Québec (-7,600; -0.2%) and in Canada (+10,000; +0.1%) in the month of September. The unemployment rate varied little in Québec (-0.1 points to 6.0%) and remained stable in Canada (6.2%). Continue reading...

October 17, 2017
A new publication on the use of metadata in Québec’s cultural sector
October 12, 2017
Geographic coding: publication of a reference document
October 11, 2017
First release of the land accounts for Southern Québec
October 6, 2017
Employment and unemployment rate stable in September