Government Statscan

Immediately restore the mandatory long-form census.

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Liberal Platform | Page 36
October 5, 2015

Thursday November 5, 2015 | Toronto Star

Canada's long-form census is back for 2016

A day after taking office, the new Liberal government announced the 61-question long census form will be restored for 2016 census.

Navdeep Bains, the newly named Minister of Innovation, Science and Development, confirmed the news to reporters on Parliament Hill, declaring that the country needed access to high quality data.