Information for survey participants (ISP)

Statistics Canada's commitment to serving Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic

We continue to respond to Canada's urgent need for reliable and timely statistics. We have resumed our regular surveys, in compliance with public health guidelines, and are also collecting data through new initiatives, such as crowdsourcing and CAPI Lite Plus. For information about surveys that are currently being conducted, please refer to the List of surveys in collection.

Thank you to all of the households and businesses who participate in our surveys. We appreciate your time, and the trust you place in us to protect your information, so that we can deliver high-quality statistics that matter to all Canadians.

Start your survey

Some Statistics Canada surveys can be completed online. If you have been invited, via email or mail, to participate in an online survey, complete the following steps to log in to the survey.

Step 1: Visit the electronic questionnaire portal and select Start my survey.

Step 2: Enter your secure access code (you will find this code in the invitation letter or email you previously received from Statistics Canada).

Step 3: Complete the survey.

Are you missing your secure access code, or do you need help?


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If you use an operator-assisted relay service, you can call us during regular business hours. You do not need to authorize the operator to contact us.


Frequently asked questions

Do you have general questions about Statistics Canada or surveys being conducted? Have a look at our FAQs to find some answers.

List of surveys in collection

To search for a particular survey, view the list of surveys currently in collection.

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