The state long ago stopped caring about your toilet ownership

Further to this, the word “toilet” does not appear on the new National Household Survey. The word “bathroom,” as in the 2006 census, appears only to note that such rooms not be counted.

According to Statistics Canada, the census last asked about toilet ownership in 1961. The question that year asked “whether there was an inside flush toilet and whether there was one or two or more.”

The Prime Minister at the time was noted nanny statist and famed Ottawa elitist John Diefenbaker.

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