The StatCan Tribune

Postmedia has the text of an interview Wayne Smith, the interim chief statistician, gave to the internal newsletter at Statistics Canada.

The government selected one of those options, which we are now in the process of implementing under the name of the National Household Survey. Survey results will, of course, never be comparable to census data. Nonetheless, the National Household Survey will produce usable and useful data that can meet the needs of many users.

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