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The anti-information information society, brought to you by the anti-government government

A day after Munir Sheikh, the head of Statistics Canada, resigned from his job citing the Harper government's proposed scrapping of mandatory long-form census forms for 2011, here is a look at the ideology behind the voluntary census scheme that replaces it.

Jeffrey Simpson's column on July 17 nailed it.

There is only one reason this census situation is so senselessly white-hot: the government's position. Its radical ideology and stunning stubbornness have raised the stakes alarmingly high.

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