15 March 2017. More serious allegations surface about the hacking of Statistics Canada supposedly-secure servers. Of course, StatsCan says no harm done.
09 May 2016. A couple of our viewers have dealt with pushy Census workers at the door, by informing them that any further appearances on their property will be considered trespassing.
07 May 2016. If you decide to answer online (we don't recommend this), a viewer advises us that if you do not wish to answer a specific question, you can skip to the next question by pressing "next" SEVERAL TIMES
03 April 2016. Chief Statistician Wayne Smith states that 1 in 4, not 1 in 5 households will receive the mandatory long-form census this year. Thanks for nothing, Wayne.
05 November 2015 Government of Canada reinstates a mandatory long-form census for May 2016.
September 2015 We continue to get reports of Statscan pressures to answer the ongoing Labour Force Survey.
17 July 2014 A self-employed Powell River B.C. yoga instructor, 37, found guilty; received conditional discharge, 25 hours of community service required.
22 Jan 2014 79-year old woman convicted. Sentenced to 50 hours of community service
Sept 2013 Stanley Cup riot hero charged for refusing to fill out 2011 census; welcomes opportunity to "wake people up" to their threatened privacy rights.
Sept 2013. We learn that a 89 year old peace activist goes to trial soon for refusing to fill out Census.
04 July 2011. According to media reports, Statistics Canada issued erroneous Gross Domestic Product numbers for several provinces. Computer problems are blamed.
30 June 2011. We are getting reports of census reps' repeated pressuring citizens to answer the National Household Survey, despite it being completely voluntary.
June 2011. We have received information from census workers about problems within Statistics Canada.
3 June 2011. Yet another major data theft, from the SONY customer database. It CAN happen to the Census, despite StatsCan's assurances.
2 June 2011. More sensitive govt. data stolen by hackers! Previously denied by govt. How can we trust the Census?
4 May 2011. NOW IS THE TIME TO PROMOTE CountMeOut.ca ON YOUR FACEBOOK AND TWITTER PAGES!
3 May 2011. Census forms are arriving in the mail, or in rural areas, possibly by personal delivery. You can tell the Census Rep to leave the form with you. There's no need to complete it on the spot.
5 April 2011. Huge data breach in US--Air Miles, Hilton Hotels, Best Buy etc. Despite soothing assurances, no electronic data is safe.
28 March 2011. An ironic juxtaposition has arisen. Canadians will start receiving their Lockheed Martin-tainted Canada Census forms on election day!
March 2011. A strong anti-census movement is active in the UK, where Lockheed Martin has similarly been contracted for the British Census.
Feb 2011. In a Globe and Mail interview, the Chief Statistician admitted: "we had 94-per-cent response rate in 2006. That means 6 per cent of the population didn’t respond. That’s 2 million people." So a huge number of Canadians refused to answer the census at all--and were not prosecuted.
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