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Census (Canadian Population Census)

Description

Statistics Canada conducts the Census of Population in order to develop a statistical portrait of Canada and Canadians on one specific day. The census is designed to provide information about people and housing units in Canada by their demographic, social and economic characteristics. You can read a brief history of the Census on the Canadian encyclopedia.

More details are available here: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/rdc-cdr/prcd-pvdr-eng.htm