Research and Development in Canadian Industry, 2009

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or record keeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

For Information onlyThis is an electronic survey example for information purposes only. This is not a working questionnaire.



This information is collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19. Completion of this questionnaire is a legal requirement under this act.


This survey collects data to monitor science and technology related activities in Canada and to support the development of science and technology policy.

Additional information

- If your records do not permit separate reporting please refer to question 1.a) for more instructions.
- If your company performs R&D activities, all questions should be completed.
- If your company does not perform but funds R&D activities, complete questions 2 to 8, 15 to 18 and certification. For further information, please see the Guide at the end of this questionnaire.


This information is collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.


The Statistics Act protects the confidentiality of information collected by Statistics Canada.

Data-sharing agreements

To reduce respondent burden, Statistics Canada has entered into data sharing agreements with provincial and territorial statistical agencies and other government organizations, which must keep the data confidential and use them only for statistical purposes. Information on confidentiality, data-sharing agreements and record linkages can be found at the end of this questionnaire.

Record linkage

To enhance the data from this survey, Statistics Canada may combine it with information from other surveys or from administrative sources.

Security of emails and faxes

Statistic Canada advises you that there could be a risk of disclosure during facsimile or other electronic transmission. However, upon receipt, Statistics Canada will provide the guaranteed level of protection afforded all information collected under the authority of the Statistics Act.

Return procedures

Please return the completed questionnaire within 30 days of receipt.


This questionnaire should be completed for the fiscal year ending in 2009. This report should exclude foreign operations. Please report all currency amounts in thousands of Canadian dollars.

Report a problem on this page

Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?

Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

Privacy notice

Date modified: