cansim: Accessing Statistics Canada Data Table and Vectors

Searches for, accesses, and retrieves new-format and old-format Statistics Canada data tables, as well as individual vectors, as tidy data frames. This package deals with encoding issues, allows for bilingual English or French language data retrieval, and bundles convenience functions to make it easier to work with retrieved table data. Optional caching features are provided.

Version: 0.3.5
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Imports: dplyr (≥ 0.7), httr (≥ 1.0.0), readr, rlang, xml2, rvest, stringr, purrr, tibble, utils, jsonlite
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, scales, tidyr, ggplot2
Published: 2020-03-13
Author: Jens von Bergmann [cre], Dmitry Shkolnik [aut]
Maintainer: Jens von Bergmann <jens at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-CA
Materials: README NEWS
In views: OfficialStatistics
CRAN checks: cansim results


Reference manual: cansim.pdf
Vignettes: "Getting started with the cansim package"
Package source: cansim_0.3.5.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: cansim_0.3.5.tgz, r-oldrel: cansim_0.3.5.tgz
Old sources: cansim archive


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