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Canadian Census Data: Historical Census Data

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Historical Statistics

The 2011 Census Program included the Census of Population, the Census of Agriculture, and the National Household Survey.

Type census and the year of the census you wish in the Title Field. You may opt for pdf as a format near the bottom of the Advanced search page. Items which have been digitized will be returned. The collection is not complete, but additions are ongoing.

Example
census 1971

The database Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters has a selection of census materials for the Red River Settlement, as well as a few other documents. Search suggestion: search for Census and then filter to Region: Canada. Then click Apply.