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Statistics Canada says it will consider a change to its data-collecting practices to better account for?Canadians who identify as members of multiple visible minorities — people who for years have been grouped into single categories, regardless of their backgroundssome car owners have askedCar manufacturers.

In 2016Clearly there are gaps i, 232,375 Canadians selected two or more visible minority groups when completing their census forms.

But a detailed breakdown of that portion of the population?has never been made available — leading some to suggest that governments are drafting?laws and policies based on?incomplete dataThe initial phase of Canada.

“It was kind of shocking to find out that we didn’t have the numbers and that nobody thought about collecting them,” said Godlove Ngwafusi, a representative of the African Canadian Association of Ottawa and a longtime federal civil servant.

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