Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Marginal dwelling occupied by usual residents
An occupied private dwelling which, because it was not built, maintained or converted for year-round use, does not meet the two conditions for year-round occupancy (a source of heat or power and shelter from the elements). To be included, the marginal dwelling must be occupied by a person or a group of persons who have no other usual place of residence. Examples of occupied marginal dwellings are non-winterized cottages or cabins and unconverted barns or garages.
2016,Note 1 2011,Note 1 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981Note 2
For more information on the dwelling universe, refer to the Guide to the Census of Population, 2016.
For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Usual place of residence.