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Statistics Canada considered delaying this year's census to 2022 due to pandemic

Mar 8, 2021, 07:00 AM by National Post
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A behind-the-scenes look at how Statistics Canada rethought this year’s census operation


 

The behind-the-scenes look at how Statistics Canada rethought this year’s census operation is contained in 50 pages of internal reports and presentations obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act.

Jan Kestle, president and CEO of Environics Analytics, said the census needed to go ahead as planned this year to get a baseline reading on how families, communities and businesses are faring to guide decision-making for a post-pandemic recovery.

Read the full National Post article here