Episode 9 - Making Census of the Census

July 18, 2018

About the Episode

It might seem like just another piece of paperwork to fill out, but the census is an important document in both the present and the past. Join Notice History as we learn more about the history of the census, its use by historians today, and the impact that the return of the long-form census will have on future generations.


  1. Interested in checking out Library and Archives Canada’s collection of historical census records? Find them here.


Producers: Robin Mullins and Emily Cuggy

Hosts: Robin Mullins, Keely McCavitt, Nick Bridges

Researchers: Stacey Devlin and Alice Glaze

Audio Editing: Robin Mullins and Emily Cuggy

Image Credit: Library and Archives Canada / National Film Board fonds / e011177436.