Canada Has Had A Citizenship Question In Their Census For Over 100 Years

Submitted by MAGA Student

Posted 11 days ago

Canada, as left leaning as they are have no problem asking their residence if they were citizens.

Since 1901, Canada has had a citizenship question in their census.

From CBC:

A politically divisive debate continues to rage over U.S. President Donald Trump's push to add a citizenship or nationality question to the U.S. census. That same question has been part of Canada's census form for over a century without a ripple.


Trump has been waging a fierce fight to add the controversial query to the 2020 census, and said Friday he's now considering an executive order to get it done after a Supreme Court ruling blocked his efforts.

Canada's own long form census asks: "Of what country is this person a citizen?" Respondents have a choice of three possible answers: "Canada, by birth," "Canada, by naturalization" or "Other country - specify."

A spokeswoman for Statistics Canada, which manages the census, said the citizenship data is vital to various programs.

"The citizenship question has a long history on the Canadian census, being introduced for the first time on the 1901," said Emily Theelen in an email.


Read more @ cbc.ca



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