The Canadian Press

2010-07-27 | Tories-Census-Scrubbed

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Canada's chief statistician resigned July 22nd over the Conservative government's decision to cancel the mandatory long-form census. He did not speak about his decision that day, but Munir Sheikh had some damning words for the government on July 27th. Sheikh made it clear he could not defend the government's directive to take the 30-year-old long-form census to a voluntary survey in 2011.

Date: 2010-07-27
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

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