I hear that the hard-working students in ECON 807 (Macroeconomic Theory and Policy) have hit a roadblock with their assignment -- access to CANSIM via the Statistics Canada site has been interupted lately as Statistics Canada is experiencing website issues.
BUEC Buzz blog
I just came across a great tip sheet from the Journalists' Resource: Free tools for visualizing economic data.
The title is pretty much self explanatory. I thought I'd mention it here because doing so gives me a chance to talk about the hot topic of data visualization and the indispensable Journalists' Resource...