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100th Anniversary of Statistics Canada

March 14, 2018

 Governor General to Celebrate 100th Anniversary
of Statistics Canada

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Statistics Canada at its headquarters in Ottawa on Friday, March 16, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. On this milestone anniversary, Her Excellency and Mr. Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada, will deliver remarks to employees.

About Statistics Canada
One hundred years have passed since Statistics Canada was founded, initially known as the Dominion Bureau of Statistics. Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand our country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture. For more information,visitwww.statcan.gc.ca

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Media interested in covering this event are asked to arrive at the cafeteria in the Jean Talon Building (170 Tunney's Pasture Driveway) no later than 2:15 p.m.

Media information:

Josephine Laframboise
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-990-9324
613-668-1929 (cell)
josephine.laframboise@gg.ca

Media Relations
Statistics Canada
613-951-4636
statcan.mediahotline-ligneinfomedias.statcan@canada.ca

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