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From: "Gordon A. WATTS" <gordon_watts(a)telus.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 20:45:01 -0700
Subject: [CENSUS-CHAT] Response to ATI Request
Just a quick note to let you know that I have received a response to
my Access to Information Request relating to the Report of the
Expert Panel on Access to Historic Census, and the Report of the
Environics Research Omnibus surveys relating to Historic Census.
My request, sent 14 August 2000, was received by the ATI Officer for
Industry Canada 21 August 2000. The response dated 22 August 2000
stated that "every effort will be made to complete it as soon as
Under the terms of the Access to Information Act I should have a
response to my request within 30 days. We will, however, have to
wait and see.
To my knowledge John Manley has yet to view the Report of the Expert
I have recently made many changes to the Post 1901 Census Project
website. Most pages have been updated and will continue to be
updated as I have new information to add. Please visit at
New links on the "Other Sites" page include those to several
submissions made to the Expert Panel on Access to Historic Census.
These include those of Statistics Canada head Ivan Fellegi, National
Archivist Ian Wilson, and Privacy Commissioner Bruce Phillips.
Other new links take you to Bills and Motions of the House of
Commons and the Senate that relate to Post 1901 Census. If you have
a webpage having information and/or links relating to Post 1901
Census and would like a reciprocal link please contact me. Happy
Gordon A. WATTS gordon_watts(a)telus.net
Port Coquitlam, BC
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