Restoring the Mandatory Long-Form Census Questionnaire is the Right Thing to Do

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada's actuaries support the decision by the federal government to restore the mandatory long-form census questionnaire. Rob Stapleford, President of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries said, "The public interest is well-served by this decision. The collection of reliable, unbiased, and accurate census data is essential to the long-term economic success of Canada and Canadians."

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Source:Canadian Institute of Actuaries