Stand up and be counted

The Globe finds the most comprehensive tally of the outrage.

But the National Statistics Council, whose 40 members are appointed by the government to advise Statistics Canada, asked the agency to provide data on all complaints registered either directly with Statscan, or referred to Statscan from MPs or any other source, concerning the last census in 2006. The total number of questions, complaints and concerns: 166. From a census that was sent to 12 million households.

If you add the two complaints received by the privacy commissioner, that’s 168 recorded and verified expressions of some interest in the 2006 census.

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