Visible minority concept consultative engagement

Consultative engagement objectives

The visible minority concept is currently under review. Statistics Canada is committed to engaging with partners, stakeholders, ethnocultural groups, and the general public to identify the appropriate terminology and categories to describe the population and properly address data needs in health, education, justice, and employment equity.

How to get involved

Individuals who wish to obtain more information on this engagement initiative may contact us by email at

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Summary results of the engagement initiatives will be published online when available.

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