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Diversity in numbers: 612 bands of aboriginal nations, on more than 2,600 reserves

February 11, 2013 – 6:53 pm | 2,071 views

“Why do we keep on letting new immigrants in as citizens and celebrate their ethnic diversity, and yet deny it to our own First Nations? Just look at all the Native diversity that Canada can …

Aboriginal population is the fastest growing in Canada

August 3, 2008 – 8:58 pm | 1,791 views

According to Say Magazine, the fastest growing segment of Canada’s population is Canada’s Aboriginal people. In 2006, the median age of the Aboriginal population was 27 years, compared with 40 years for non-Aboriginal people. Education levels along with economic development are …

The 2006 Census enumerated 6,186,950 foreign-born people in Canada.

December 4, 2007 – 9:09 pm | 1,819 views

The 2006 Census enumerated 6,186,950 foreign-born people in Canada. They accounted for virtually one in five (19.8%) of the total population, the highest proportion in 75 years. Recent immigrants born in Asia (including the Middle East) made up the largest proportion …