Below is the text that was submitted. Please take a second to VOTE on the consultation! There are only 2 days left! A digital strategy in a knowledge based economy requires objective and trustworthy census data. Mr. Clement, as the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada, we ask that you revisit your decision and reinstate the long form Census questionnaire and continue to make filling it out mandatory.
The Government of Canada is currently developing the next generation of data collection for people with disabilities as part of our efforts to continuously improve both their data collection model and their policies and programs for Canadians. As a result, they will no longer be conducting PALS.