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Community Lens is a series intending to disseminate and interpret important community data as it becomes available. Initially, Community Lens was created to focus on results from the 2006 Census as this information became available. Subsequent issues have covered subjects such as population, age and gender, seniors, voter turnout, housing, poverty and immigration.

I trust you will find Community Lens useful as an important resource for your work in the Halton community. As new issues are produced, members of CDH will receive a hard copy as a membership benefit. Electronic versions of Community Lens can be found here. If you have any questions or comments regarding this publication, please feel free to contact me.

Ted Hildebrandt
Director of Social Planning


community-lens-97This Community Lens provides examines examines data on the sources of income for seniors from the 2011 annual tax returns.


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community-lens-96This Community Lens provides examines the daily travel characteristics of seniors in Halton Region using the data from the 2011 Transportation Tomorrow Survey (TTS).


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community-lens-95This Community Lens provides some key socio-demographic and voter turnout statistics for each of the Electoral Districts (EDs) or ridings in Halton Region.


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community-lens-94This Community Lens examines immigration data on permanent resident landings in Halton from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, comparing the changes between 2000 and 2012.


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community-lens-93This Community Lens examines data on seniors in special care facilities from the 2011 Census.


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community-lens-92This Community Lens examines data on charitable donations from the 2010 annual tax returns submitted by Halton residents, focusing on the local municipalities. This is part 2 of 2.


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