The increase in same-sex marriage in Canada may not be as steep as Statistics Canada first thought.
In a last-minute decision, after finding out about a potential error in its data, Canada’s national statistics agency decided not to release numbers on same-sex marriage in smaller Canadian cities.
Census manager Marc Hamel said Wednesday that an automatic algorithm may have accidentally overestimated the number of same-sex married unions across the country by up to 4,500 couples.
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