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SSPPS (Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces)


The purpose of this survey is to collect information on Canadians' experiences related to their safety in public and private spaces. Questions are asked about these personal experiences at home, in the workplace, in public spaces and online.

All levels of government, academics and not-for-profit organizations have expressed interest in the SSPPS results in an effort to provide a more complete and inclusive picture of the realities of gender-based violence in Canada. To help end such violence, data from this survey will be used to inform the federal government's Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence. The data will assist with program and policy development decisions and support research in the field of gender-based violence. Additionally, some data will facilitate comparisons with international data sources.