Return of Long-form Census Backed by one of Canada's Leading Demographics Experts

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

One of Canada’s leading demographic experts is reinforcing a report by Statistics Canada (StatsCan) that recommends reintroducing in 2016 the long-form census.

Dr. Susan McDaniel, a University of Lethbridge Sociology researcher, the Director of the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy and a Canada Research Chair in Global Population and Life Course, said the extensive report, made public at the end of August, makes clear a number of reasons why the long form Census, which gathers data from a representative sample of Canadian households, needs to be re-introduced.

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