Statistics Canada to hold news conference to present 2021 Census data on linguistic diversity and the use of English and French in Canada

Media advisory

August 10, 2022, OTTAWA, ON

On August 17, 2022, Statistics Canada will release the fourth set of results from the 2021 Census. This release will explore linguistic diversity and use of English and French in Canada.

The release will be published in Statistics Canada's Daily at 8:30 a.m. eastern time on August 17, 2022. Information about subsequent releases throughout 2022 is available at 2021 Census dissemination planning - Release plans.

Statistics Canada officials will hold a news conference to present high-level national, provincial, and territorial findings for the fourth release from the 2021 Census. Officials will be available to answer questions from the media following their remarks.

On August 17 and the following days, Statistics Canada will also grant interviews regarding this 2021 Census data release. Members of the media are invited to submit their requests for interviews and/or custom tabulations ahead of the release date to the Media Hot Line.


August 17, 2022


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)


The news conference will be held virtually.

Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is for accredited members of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact to request temporary access. A teleconference line is also available for media who wish to listen to the event:

Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-866-206-0153
Local dial-in number: 613-954-9003
Participant passcode: 2604049#

Associated link

2021 Census of Population – Backgrounder for Media


Media Relations
Statistics Canada

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