Canada's 1921 Census to Be Released June 2013 #general


Jan Meisels Allen
 

Canada has a 92 year privacy rule for release of its census. The census is
in the possession of Statistics Canada. After the 92 years, the records are
transferred to the Library and Archives of Canada which will release the
census for public use. The June 1st 1921 census will be transferred June 1st
2013, but it will take some to record, catalogue, and scan and put the
images on line...therefore public access will not occur until sometime
later.

Some interesting findings in the census: the overall population of Canada
was 8,788,483 individuals and there were 5 schedules with 565 questions. To
read more go to:http://tinyurl.com/73wccbt
original url:
http://thediscoverblog.com/2012/03/27/1921-census-countdown/

Thank you to Dick Eastman and the Eastman Online Genealogy Newsletter for
alerting us to this upcoming census release!

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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