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Municipal census manual : requirements and guidelines for conducting a municipal census [2015]

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Description

The manual contains a list of mandatory requirements for conducting a census, as well as a number of guidelines and recommendations. The first sections of the manual describe the authority for conducting a municipal census, the role of the municipal council, and how to apply the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) to a municipal census. The subsequent sections describe the roles of census coordinator and the census enumerator. The final section provides a set of additional census questions that municipalities may choose to use in their census. The appendices contain various sample census materials. The methodologies, terms, and techniques for census-taking described in this manual are accepted by Alberta Municipal Affairs for determining the population of municipalities as described in the Determination of Population Regulation. The statistical concepts and principles reflected in this manual are based on those recognized by Statistics Canada and other statistical agencies.

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Title and publication information

Type
Guide
Alternative Title

Appendix to MO No. MSL:025/15.

Extent

95 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Municipal Affairs

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2015-02-01

Date Added

2015-08-11T15:50:25.207074

Date Modified

2015-02-01

Date Issued

2015-02-01

Date Archived

2018-03-26

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460121276

ISBN (print)

9781460121269

NEOS catalogue key

7019680

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Municipal Affairs, Municipal Services Branch.

Contact Email

lgs.update@gov.ab.ca