Ms. Lynn Barr-Telford - Assistant Chief Statistician, Social, Health and Labour Statistics Field, Statistics Canada

Ms. Lynn Barr-Telford

Assistant Chief Statistician, Social, Health and Labour Statistics Field, Statistics Canada

Bio

Ms. Lynn Barr-Telford represents Statistics Canada on CIHI’s Board of Directors. She is the assistant chief statistician of the Social, Health and Labour Statistics Field at Statistics Canada. The Social, Health and Labour Statistics Field provides accurate, timely and relevant information across a range of social subject matters to decision-makers at all levels of government, to non-governmental organizations, to researchers and to the Canadian public. The portfolio includes a number of large survey and administrative data programs such as the Centre for Population Health Data; the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics; the Centre for Gender, Diversity and Inclusion; and the Centre for Labour Market Information, among others. The field is also the home of Canadian census content expertise. 

Ms. Barr-Telford holds a Master of Sociology from Carleton University and has several years of experience as a senior executive with responsibility for large, complex statistical programs.