Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin

    A profile of self-employment in rural and small town Canada: Is there an impending retirement of self-employed business operators?

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    Published in collaboration with The Rural Secretariat, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. The Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin is an occasional publication of the Agriculture Division of Statistics Canada.

    This product, catalogue no. 21-006-X, is available free in electronic format. To obtain a single issue, visit our website at and browse by "Key resource" > "Publications".

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    The authors of this bulletin would like to thank the many reviewers for their help and constructive suggestions during its preparation. Notably, the members of the editorial committee comprised of Jeffrey Smith, Robert Pagnutti, Lynda Kemp, Penelope Muller, Heather Clemenson, Roland Beshiri, Neil Rothwell and Dave Culver.

    Special thanks to Bernadette Alain, Julie Bélanger, Véronique Julien and Pierre Casutt for their contribution in the publication process.

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    Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada.

    © Minister of Industry, 2012

    All rights reserved. Use of this publication is governed by the Statistics Canada Open Licence Agreement.

    Catalogue no. 21-006-X

    Frequency: Occasional

    ISSN 1481-0964


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