Groups opposing census changes

Via Aaron Wherry, a non-random sampling of opposition to the government’s plan to eliminate the Census long form:

To those who oppose the government’s changes to the census you can now add the Statistical Society of Canadathe Federation of Canadian Municipalitiesthe Inuit Tapiriit Kanatamithe Canadian Marketing Associationthe Canadian Federation of Francophone and Acadian Communitiesthe Executive Council of the Canadian Economics Associationthe director of the Prentice Institute at the University of Lethbridgethe senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternativesthe Canadian Institute of Plannersthe Canadian Association for Business Economics, and the editorial boards of the Saskatoon Star-PhoenixCalgary HeraldWinnipeg Free Press and Globe and Mail.

They join the co-chairman of the Canada Census CommitteeAncestry.cacity planners in Calgary and Red Deerthe Canadian Association of University Teachersthe former head of Statistics Canada, and the editorial boards of theToronto StarMontreal GazetteEdmonton Journal and Victoria Times-Colonist.

http://calgarygrit.blogspot.com/2010/07/as-call-for-state-sanctioned-coercion.html

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