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Real Time Remote Access

Research Guide for the Statistics Canada Real Time Remote Access program

List of available surveys updated as of 2020-04-28

This table summarizes the accessibility by survey through RTRA, ODESI, and Western's RDC. The surveys included here are all available in RTRA, but may not always available in the other two services. When available, links are provided that provide additional information for that given survey and/or service. Check the Statistics Canada RTRA page for the most up-to-date list of surveys.

  Survey RTRA ODESI RDC
    Low-risk confidential data Public data Confidential data
1 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (2001: Adult, Arctic, Child, Metis; 2006: Adult, Arctic, Child, Metis; 2012) and Aboriginal Children's Survey (2006) YES YES YES
2 Access and Support to Education and Training Survey (ASETS)  (2008) YES YES YES
3 Adult Education and Training Survey (AETS) (2003) YES YES YES
4 Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) (1992-2013) YES NO YES
5 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) (2002, 2002 Canadian Forces, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2007/2008, 2008, 2009, 2009 Health Aging, 2009/2010, 2010, 2011, 2011/2012, 2012 Mental Health, 2013, 2013/2014, 2014, 2015) YES YES YES
6 Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) (2009, 2014) YES YES YES
7 Canadian Forces Mental Health Survey (CFMH) (2013) YES NO YES
8 Canadian Income Survey (CIS) (2012, 2013, 2013 Disability, 2014, 2014 Disability, 2015, 2015 Disability) YES NO YES
9 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) (2009, 2012 Household, 2012 Person) YES YES YES
10 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD)  (2012) YES NO NO
11 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS) (2013, 2015) YES YES YES
12 Childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey (CNICS) (2013) YES NO YES
13 Employment Insurance Coverage Survey (EICS) (2014, 2015) YES YES YES
14 Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) (2001) YES YES YES
15 General Social Survey (GSS) (Cycle 16 on: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Social Identity, 2013 Giving Volunteering and Participating) YES YES YES
16 Health Services Access Survey (HSAS) (2002) YES NO YES
17 Homicide Survey (1961-1973, 1974-1983, 1984-1993, 1994-2003, 2004-2013) YES NO NO
18 Household and the Environment Survey (HES) (2013, 2015) YES YES YES
19 Labour Force Survey (LFS) (1997-1999, 2000-2005, 2006-2010, 2011-2015, 2016-) YES YES YES
20 Life After Service Survey (LASS) (2013) YES NO YES
21 Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC) (Waves 1, 2, 3) YES NO YES
22 Maternity Experiences Survey (MES) (2006) YES NO YES
23 National Apprenticeship Survey (NAS) (2007, 2015) YES NO YES
24 National Cannabis Survey (NCS) (2018) YES NO YES
25 National Graduates Survey (NGS) (1986, 1990, 1990 follow-up, 1995, 1995 follow-up, 2000, 2000 follow-up, 2005, 2010) YES YES YES
26 Nunavut Government Employee Survey (NGES) (2016) YES NO NO
27 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) (2001, 2006) YES YES YES
28 Post-Secondary Education Participation Survey (PEPS) (2002) YES NO YES
29 Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS): Main and Non Institutional YES NO NO
30 Public Service Employee Survey (PSES) (2008, 2011, 2014) YES YES YES
31 Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS) (1991-2008, 2009-2015) YES NO NO
32 Residential Telephone Service Survey (RTSS) (2013) YES YES YES
33 Survey of Approaches to Educational Planning (SAEP) (2002, 2013) YES YES YES
34 Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience in Canada (SEPR) (2014) YES NO YES
35 Survey of Financial Security (SFS) YES YES YES
36 Survey of Household Spending (SHS) (2004-2017) YES YES YES
37 Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) (all cycles; requires use of SLIDRET software) YES YES YES
38 Survey of Older Workers (SOW) (2008) YES YES YES
39 Survey of Young Canadians (SYC) (2010) YES NO YES
40 Survey on Living with Chronic Diseases in Canada (SLCDC) (2009: Arthritis/Hypertension; 2011: Diabetes and Respiratory Conditions; 2014: Mood and Anxiety Disorders) YES NO YES
41 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR) (see UCR RTRA guide) (2008 through 2012) YES NO

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