Ever since the move was announced in late June, statisticians, researchers, academics, municipalities, religious groups and others have decried the move, arguing it will result in skewed and unreliable data.
In an interview with CBC Radio’s The House, Clement says that despite the criticism, coming during the summer when many people are not paying attention to politics, he is not going to take another look at the issue.
“No, we’re not,” he said. “We’ve heard from Canadians from all walks of life who are quite relieved that we’re taking this position as well.”
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