The Canadian census: why counting matters for research, citizenship, and democracy

The Canadian census: why counting matters for research, citizenship, and democracy

In celebration of the return of the long-form census in May, 2016, this 2-part series is co-sponsored by the CPD, the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) and the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC). The first part of this series, hosted by the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP), offers CPD members an opportunity to step into the philosophical, historical and policy perspectives that inform the data and research issues at the heart of all population research.


The Census in Canadian Society: Then and Now