From a statement released last evening, the Industry Minister finds the one part of yesterday’s statement from the National Statistics Council that agrees with him and declares his agreement with it.
“I welcome the news that the National Statistics Council is supportive of the government’s plan to introduce legislation to remove the threat of jail time from all censuses and surveys conducted by the federal government.
“We believe this strikes a fair and reasonable balance for Canadians.
“I value the expertise of the members of the Council and look forward to working with them in the future.”
FILED UNDER: census National Statistics Council Tony Clement