Monday February 20, 2017

Insights on Canadian Society is an ongoing publication, published by Statistics Canada, that brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, such as labour, income, education and demographics.

The latest publication from this series was released on February 1, 2017 "Food insecurity among Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat".

(Source: Statistics Canada)

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Friday February 17, 2017



Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever is a new Story Map that explores the importance of psychogeography in the music writtenby the Beatles.

It examines "the most important single ever", the Double A side record "Penny Lane/Strawberry fields forever".

By 1967,  the Beatles were at the peak of their creative powers. The inspiration of places central to their lives is shown through their songs.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

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Friday February 10, 2017

The Constitutional challenge taking place in the United States over the immigration ban has taken over the news. You can read the Appeals Court decision that overruled reinstating the controversial executive order.

In other news, Kenya decided to close the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab.

Last week, the Kenyan High Court determined that this order is unconstitutional. The decision to close the camp violated a refugee's right and and International conventions.

(Source: Humanosphere)

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