Participate – Public consultation on the 2026 Census of Population Dissemination (January 9, 2024, to March 31, 2024)
The General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS GVP) is one of the focus areas of the General Social Survey program from Statistics Canada.
The objectives of the survey are three-fold:
This survey is the source data for all insights on this page.
The survey is the result of a partnership between federal government departments and voluntary sector organizations that includes Canadian Heritage, Health Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, Statistics Canada, Imagine Canada, and Volunteer Canada.
Using the GSS-GVP data can: