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Whites will become minority in Vancouver and Toronto by 2031

Submitted by on March 15, 2010 – 9:42 pmNo Comment | 2,635 views
According to Statistics Canada, in 20 years  between 25% and 28% of the population could be foreign-born.  About 55% of this population would be born in Asian countries.

“… Never before have those who identify themselves as racial minorities seen their ranks grow at such a pace, sparking a debate about how Canada itself might change over the next 20 years. Some argue it won’t change much at all, that new immigrants will, like their predecessors, adapt to the established cultural norms. Others say the process might not be so smooth, that there may be growing pains to overcome as groups with very different cultural practices brush up against one another.”

The changing face of Canada: booming minority populations by 2031, Monday, March 15, 2010

“… “A larger share of the visible minority population will be born in Canada, so they will be children of immigrants or grandchildren of immigrants,” said Laurent Martel, a Statscan analyst. “So it is the face of the Canadian-born population that is likely to change over the next two decades.”The country could have between 11.4 million and 14.4 million visible minorities by 2031, depending on the growth projections used. In 2006, the country had 5.3 million non-whites. By contrast, the rest of the population will grow by less than 12 per cent.”

Nick Noorani

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