A Business POV and Direct Link to Clement’s Use of Census Long-Form Data
A highly regarded economist and business consultant sent me a link to his view of the significance and consequence of the Government’s decision to axe the census long-form questionnaire.
Elegantly concise and to the point, it reads like a cheat sheet for an exam on why Census long-form information is important, from the on-the-ground business and public service delivery POV.
The links in the “JCI Census Notes” section are superb and worth a read.
Check it out.
The kicker is this: “In April 2009, JCI completed the most recent in a series of studies, for Minister Clementâ€™s ministry, Industry Canada, on knowledge-based activities in detailed industries in Canada that was directly reliant on special tabulations from the long-form data”