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This month, census letters and packages are arriving at households across Canada. In the North, collection activities began in February. In April, census representatives began visiting households in First Nations communities.
Whether you receive the long- or short-form census questionnaire, you might wonder why Statistics Canada is asking for this information. What is it used for?
Ever wonder about your community's profile or how it differs from other Canadian communities? Need to move, and want to know what your new community looks like? Want information on the local job prospects, health status, demographic trends, aging, or level of satisfaction with life?
Statistics Canada can provide the data on all these topics, telling you a lot about your community.