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Data & Research

PowerBI Quick Start Guide

We are using Power BI to display large amounts of data. To get the most out of it, here are some tips…

Use the tabs to see more data

Navigate with Tabs

Each dashboard has multiple tabs with different topics.


The tabs are visible in the bottom left corner of the dashboard. Click on a tab to jump to that topic.


Clicking on a bar in a bar graph filters the data. Hovering over it shows more information.

Graphs and Charts

Click on individual bars, pie slices, etc to filter. CTRL + click to select multiple.


Click on background to exit.


Right click on background to show data as a table.

Hover over a data point to see more information


Use your mouse scroll wheel to zoom in and out.


Hover over a data point to show more information

Economic Overview

Information on Vaughan’s economy including real gross domestic product (GDP), employment, key sectors, location quotient, and major employers.

Population and Dwellings

Information on demographics, immigration, population growth, language, education, income and dwellings.

Building Permits

Information on construction investments including new construction.