Thursday, 8 July 2010

Why the Canada Census is important and why the Harper government's decision to stop making it mandatory is bad.

Why you should care about the long census form’s demise - The Globe and Mail
Read the story at the link
- Government's of all levels use the data to make informed decisions
- businesses use it to be more efficient, productive and profitable
- Canadians use it to keep our government responsible to its citizens

Further reading:
Pop The Stack: An Economist Who Doesn't Want More Data? UCalgary Called, they Want their Degree Back

NDP demands immediate restoration of census long form The Census Weak Link

The Galloping Beaver: Censless

Register and vote here on the government discussion site:
Reinstate Our Census Long Form aka Questionnaire 2B

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