To collect agricultural, economic and employment information from federal cannabis licence holders.
These data will meet the requirements of various statistical programs, helping to produce economic accounts and other statistical products for the cannabis sector.
Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.
Block Information Confidentiality
Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.
By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.
Block Information on Data sharing agreements and record linkage
Data sharing agreements and record linkage
Data sharing agreements
Section 12 of the Statistics Act provides for the sharing of information with federal, provincial or territorial government organizations. Under Section 12, you may refuse to share your information with any of these organizations by writing a letter of objection to the Chief Statistician, specifying the organizations with which you do not want Statistics Canada to share your data and mailing it to the following address:
Chief Statistician of Canada
Attention of Director, Mining, Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade Division
150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
For this survey, there is a Section 12 agreement with Health Canada, who has agreed to use the information for statistical purposes only, and to apply the same security measures as Statistics Canada.
To enhance the data from this survey and to reduce response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.
Block Information on Topics covered in the survey
Topics covered in the survey
The survey asks questions about
- quantities and values associated with the supply and disposition of cannabis and its products
- agricultural data
- possibly, employment data.
Block Information on Published data
Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.
Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.
Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.
- For more information about this survey (questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods used): survey number 5297