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Canadian Health Services &
Charity / Non-profit:
Market Demographics & Industry Benchmarks

The links below are FREE on-line sources to key Canadian Health Services Industry and Market data for small businesses.

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Subsector Lists:


FREE Sources Available Online

Health Services

Asthma in Canada

Canadian Association for Music Therapy

Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Canadian Corporate Information

Canadian Council for Tobacco Control

Canadian Hearing Society

Canadian Physiotherapy Association


College of Family Physicians of Canada

Canadian Hair Research Foundation

Canadian Health Food Association

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Policy Research Network

Canadian Red Cross

Decima Research Inc

Durex Condom Company

The Fraser Institute

Health Canada

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Human Resources Development Canada

IMS Health Canada

Institute of Health Economics

National Institute of Nutrition

Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association of Canada

Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD)

WHO Oral Health Country/Area Profile Programme

Opticians Association of Canada

Safe Kids Canada

Statistics Canada - Health

Strategis - Health Sector


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Charity / Non-profit Sector

Campaign 2000

Canadian Association of Food Banks

Canadian Council on Social Development

Canadian Policy Research Network

The Fraser Institute

The Muttart Foundation

National Anti-Poverty Organization

National Council of Welfare

National Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating (NSGVP On-Line)


Suicide Information & Education Centre

Statistics Canada - Charity / Non-profit Sector


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More Detailed Data

While many of the above references are helpful, you will probably find that they do not address the exact nature of your business or your local market.

Many industry specific and local market databases are only available off-line.

GDSourcing has been helping small and micro businesses access these "hidden" sources since 1997. Our prices and services are geared directly towards entrepreneurs with limited research funds available.


What are the odds your business will be successful?

Canadian Industry Profiles provide you with accurate financial benchmarks for small businesses in the Health Services & Charity / Non-profit Sector.  Find out how the typical firm in your industry is performing and what percentage are profitable.

Click below to view a list of business types available and to see a sample.

44-45 - Retail Trade
62 - Health Care and Social Assistance

For more information click here


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UPDATED: 03/27/2004
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