More than 191 census records are available for the MacDonald family, from both 1901 and 1911.
Sample 1901 Inverness census records about the MacDonald family available from Ancestry.ca:
A MacDonald family household of at least 7 members residing in the district of Inverness was recorded in 1901. The head of household, James MacDonald, was born in Nova Scotia in 1849. He identified his heritage as Scotch. By 1901, at the age of 51, he had an occupation that was recorded as "Grocer". James's wife was Margaret MacDonald, who was 50 years old. Margaret was born in Nova Scotia in 1850. She also identified her heritage as Scotch. James and Margaret had 5 children, 4 boys and a girl. In 1882 their eldest child, a boy named Alexander, was born. That same year1882, when James was 33 years old and Margaret was 32 years old their second son, who was named Dan, was born. Then, in 1884, with their two older sons ages 2 years and 2 years, their third son, Ranald, was born. In 1901 another son, their fourth child, Blake, was born. James and Margaret's first daughter was born in 1888 and was named Annie. . Thus, at the time of the 1901 census, this MacDonald family household was filled with 5 children whose ages were 12, 15, 17, 19, and 18 years.