Archive for March, 2015

Using the long-form census to reduce emergency room crowding helps you!

Ted Hsu

Understanding the link between postal codes and emergency room visits – a need for the long form census Given universal access to healthcare, we would expect the frequency of use of emergency room services to be relatively uniform. However, this…

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Still debating StatsCan in the House of Commons

Ted Hsu

In early February, the Conservative government voted down my private member’s bill, Bill C-626, which would have reinstated the mandatory long-form census, expanded the authority of the Chief Statistician and replaced the punishment of imprisonment for failing to complete a…

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