To participate in any of the live daily webinars, you must register using the registration form. You will receive links to join the webinars in advance.

Webinars will be hosted using Zoom. You can join using your browser, but there are more features available if you download the free application.


November 20, 2023

13:00 ET : S1 | Professional Development Committee Report and DLI Training Repository

13:30 ET : S2 | External Advisory Committee Report

15:30 ET : S3 | Odesi

November 21, 2023

13:00 ET : S1 | Finding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Data in Canada and Internationally

As a subgroup of the IASSIST Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Data Resources Interest Group, the IASSIST LGBTQ+ Data Guide team was formed in September of 2023. Chaired by Kevin Manuel, Data Librarian from Toronto Metropolitan University, it has members from around the world that are contributing their knowledge and expertise with LGBTQ+ data resources.

14:15 ET : S2 | Count Me In - How to Access Published Census Data

Are you interested in learning how to access modern and historic census data? Join a virtual presentation with the Statistics Canada Library as we learn about the tools, web pages, and resources that will help you with your census research.

15:30 ET : S3 | Indigeneity as Covered in the 2021 Census - It's REALLY Complicated

Would you be surprised to find out that the Canadian Census doesn’t actually count the number of people who are Indigenous in Canada? This might seem like an arbitrary distinction, but it’s not: Statistics Canada asks really precise questions that brings individuals to self-declare on some key concepts linked to Indigeneity.

November 22, 2023

13:00 ET : S1 | Best Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Regarding Gender and Sexual Diversity

In April 2022, Canada became the first country to disseminate information related to gender based on the data collected through its census, addressing an important knowledge and information gap. This stemmed from a growing and legislative recognition of transgender and non-binary people in the Canadian society.

14:15 ET : S2 | History Buffs - Learn How to Find Statistics Canada Information Pre-1981

The Statistics Canada Library is happy to invite you to a virtual presentation that will highlight how you can access historic Statistics Canada data.

15:30 ET : S3 | Lighting Talks Q&A

Lightning talks will be available for viewing throughout the training week. In this session, presenters will answer questions about the pre-recorded talks.