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Recently released data from Statistics Canada allows us to explore demographic trends in the age make-up of the Canadian population.

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Quick post to show how easy it is to do quick data exploration using R.

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What’s better than making charts? Making them animated, of course! While animation isn’t always (ok, rarely) necessary, it can help tell a story static charts can’t.

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Statistics Canada recently released new data on victims of violent crime across Canada from 2009 to 2017.

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This post looks at gasoline demand across the Canadian provinces and territories. It was prompted by this tweet by @sjmuir, noting that gasoline demand per capita in BC is unchanged since 2008, the year of implementation of the BC carbon tax.

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In this post, I consider the relationship between Social Assistance Caseloads and Unemployment Duration in Alberta.

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I like to make charts. I often post them on Twitter (@bcshaffer). I thought I might start posting some of them on my website as a way for me to (a) learn to use R Markdown and (b) share some of my R code that creates these charts for others who are interested in learning.

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