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Writing Functions to Automate Repetitive Plotting Tasks in ggplot2

July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Introduction Making Multiple Plots on the Same Subject Preparing the Data Writing Functions to Generate Multiple Plots Making Custom Plot Themes Updating Plot Themes Introduction There are often situations when you need to perform repetitive plotting tasks. For example, you’d like to plot the same kind of data (e....
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COVID-19 Canada Data Explorer Tool

April 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the times of pandemic, the data community can help in many ways, including by developing instruments to track and break down the data on the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease. The COVID-19 Canada Data Explorer app was built with R, including Shiny and Leaflet, to process the official ...
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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 5: Retrieving Census Data

March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 4. Introduction Searching for Data Find Census Datasets Find Census Regions Find Census Vectors Retrieve Census Data Annex: Notes and Definitions Introduction Now that we are ready to start working with Canadian Census data, let’s first briefly address the question ...
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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 3: Visualizing CANSIM Data

November 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 2. Exploring Data Preparing Data for Plotting Plotting with ggplot2 Choosing Plot Type Preventing Overlaps with ggrepel Axes and Scales Plot Theme, Title, and Captions Saving Your Plot Exploring Data In the previous part of this series, we have retrieved CANSIM ...
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GIS Day!

November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yesterday was a GIS Day! Congratulations to everyone who loves maps, GIS, and working with spatial data! And as you may have guessed from my choice of this blog’s header image, I am one of those people. So, to mark the day, here are some links to great sources ... [Read more...]

Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 1: What is CANSIM?

November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Introduction.Forward to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 2. CANSIM and cansimWhat to ExpectBefore You Start CANSIM and cansim CANSIM stands for Canadian Socioeconomic Information Management System. Not long ago it was renamed to “Statistics Canada Data,” but here ... [Read more...]

Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Introduction

October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Forward to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 1. This is the Introduction to the series on working with Statistics Canada data in the R language. The goal of the series is to provide some examples (accompanied by detailed in-depth explanations) of working with Statistics Canada data in R. ... [Read more...]

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