Data Dashboards

Interactive, customizable tools to track Canadian business conditions.

Canada’s New Workplace Mobility

This release provides a comprehensive look across Canada at the new patterns of workplace mobility that have emerged since the pandemic began. We provide detailed results for 13 provinces and territories, 153 Census Metropolitan Areas, and 55 Downtowns. Our granular dataset reveals significant local variation in the return to workplaces, and allows us to identify which regions are leading, and which are lagging the overall trends.

With remote work disproportionately occurring for workplaces in the downtowns of Canada’s largest cities, we quantify the extent to which the downtown cores have been hit harder than other areas. Lastly, by linking this large dataset with other detailed demographic and employment datasets, we learn more about the factors that are systematically driving these patterns.

See our full report for all the details. We’re excited this release includes the BDL’s first data dashboard — a new tool that allows users to leverage our rich data to easily generate insights for their locations of interest, and quickly compare regions. Give it a try. We hope you like it. We will update our dashboard with the latest data each month and provide more insights and analysis in the months ahead!

The pandemic didn’t rewrite the rules for Canada’s workplace mobility … it accelerated its evolution.

Canada’s New Workplace Mobility Trends (March 2023)

A big change is happening in Canada’s urban centers – ushering a new era of doing business.

Canada’s New Workplace Mobility (Full Report, November 2022)

Mobility Rankings

Mobility Timeseries

Mobility Maps

Scatterplots and Regressions

Dashboard User Guide

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