The Globe and Mail: Do Canadians have to choose between privacy versus quality data?
Having access to accurate data is crucial to policy makers and citizens alike as they inform cost of living increases and many other socioeconomic issues.
Jan Kestle offers Globe and Mail readers an opinion on the public and political debate over a Statistics Canada pilot project. The key point is this: Should we base official statistics on a reliable representative sample of Canadians or only on those who decide they want to give their information to the agency? Be sure to check out the story:Read The Globe and Mail article (opens in a new window)