Census explainer videos—How has COVID-19 affected the 2021 Census?

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How has COVID-19 affected the 2021 Census?

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How has COVID-19 affected the 2021 Census?

The safety of respondents and census employees is a top priority. That's why, completing the questionnaire online will play an important role in this year's census.

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Census employees that need to follow up in person, they are required to wear protective equipment and maintain physical distance.

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While strictly following public health guidelines, Statistics Canada will continue providing Canadians with high-quality statistical information that matters.

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For more information or to complete the 2021 Census questionnaire, visit census.gc.ca. It's safe, quick and easy.

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How has COVID-19 affected the 2021 Census? (described video)

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