Tag Archives: MP Ted Hsu

Census information is not available elsewhere for genealogists

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Reverend Peter … Continue reading






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Eliminating the long-form census means local politicians know less about all the people they’re supposed to be working for

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was … Continue reading






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Guest Post: Why we need the long form census – a data librarian’s views

Vince Gray, who has been a data librarian at Western University for over 29 years, talks about why we need the long form census. Western is a member of Statistics Canada’s Data Liberation Initiative (DLI), which provides us with licensed … Continue reading






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Long-form census critical for planning emergency services and affordable housing needs

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was … Continue reading






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Long-form census allows planners to invest in services that best serve the community

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was … Continue reading






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Parkinson: How Canadian Census data improved my research of the early British and American Settlers of Rawdon Township, Lower Canada

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Daniel … Continue reading






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Bad data means $$$ for education, day care, transportation, and health care sent to wrong places

I recently reached out to the City Manager’s Office at the City of Toronto to try to get a better understanding of how they use census data. Toronto is the most populous city in the country, and my hope was … Continue reading






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APHEO: “Good governance requires good information”

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Cameron … Continue reading






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Government refuses to answer questions about closing the EI processing office

This fall, I used a written Order Paper Question to ask the government for information about the decision to cut jobs at the Kingston Employment Insurance processing office while they were being increased at North Bay. That office provides an important service for Canadians who … Continue reading






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Cynthia Levine-Rasky: “Without data, a problem suddenly disappears”

As I work to mobilize support for Bill C-626, my private member’s bill to reinstate the mandatory long-form census, I have been asking Canadians how the elimination of the mandatory long-form census has affected their lives and their work. Dr. … Continue reading






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