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Exploring and analysing national and global population issues and their implications for Canada.
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Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future - Kim Preshoff - YouTube

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Life in Iqaluit Nunavut - YouTube

Our very last stop on our social media powered exploration of Canada and the United States took us to the remote northern territory of Nunavut in Canada. The...
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Would-be Canadians to wait longer for citizenship as Tories toughen language and knowledge rules

Would-be Canadians to wait longer for citizenship as Tories toughen language and knowledge rules | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Reforms billed as an attempt to strengthen the value of citizenship also increase fees, language and knowledge requirements for would-be Canadians
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Canadian population surpasses 35 million

Canadian population surpasses 35 million | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Canada's population has surpassed 35 million over the past year, a 1.2 per cent increase with growth generally higher in the western provinces, according to Statistics Canada.
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James Krall's comment, September 27, 2013 2:21 PM
Very cool facts really boosted my brain thanks.
Cole Larson's comment, October 2, 2013 12:00 PM
Canada passed, finally. It only took 100 years to get there. Good for them
Andrew Whitten's comment, October 2, 2013 12:02 PM
When did Canada get passed and what year. The fact are cool but I would like to know more about the population in Canada. Nice Job
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Living English | Interactive: Where are Quebec's Anglos? Map of population distribution from 2011 Census | CBC Montreal

Living English | Interactive: Where are Quebec's Anglos? Map of population distribution from 2011 Census | CBC Montreal | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Explore the map to find out where Anglophones live across the province. The map is based on Statistics Canada census data from 2011.
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Mortality rates for Inuit kids, teens five times higher than other Canadians

Mortality rates for Inuit kids, teens five times higher than other Canadians | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
A new study suggests children and teenagers living in four Inuit regions have a mortality rate roughly five times higher than other Canadians.
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Steve Murray's Canada Day quiz | News | National Post

Steve Murray's Canada Day quiz | News | National Post | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Celebrate the Day of Canada by taking Steve Murray’s relatively easy quiz where he has assuredly left out large swaths of our country’s great and proud history!
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Immigration levels shouldn't increase, Canadians tell pollster

Immigration levels shouldn't increase, Canadians tell pollster | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Almost three-quarters of Canadians don't want the federal government to increase the number of immigrants it allows into the country every year, a new survey has found...
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Graphic: Mapping Canada’s aging population | News | National Post

Graphic: Mapping Canada’s aging population | News | National Post | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Here's how the age breakdown looks across the country...
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Canadian census by the numbers - Canada - CBC News

Canadian census by the numbers - Canada - CBC News | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
A by-the-numbers look at some of the latest information from the 2011 census, released Tuesday by Statistics Canada.
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Video: 7 Billion: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?

It was just over two centuries ago that the global population was 1 billion — in 1804. But better medicine and improved agriculture resulted in higher life e...
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This Is How Empty Canada Really Is

This Is How Empty Canada Really Is | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Everyone knows most of Canada is uninhabited, but seeing really is believing. OK, no humans is a bit of an exaggeration
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morgan knight's curator insight, October 8, 3:33 PM

Many people believe the world is on the brink of overpopulation. But, after viewing this article and learning the statistics, you come to realize that the land area still available to humans greatly outnumber the total population. In the space view picture, you can truly see how uninhabited not only Canada, but South America, Eastern Russia, and Alaska really are. With the help of medical advances and technological improvements on keeping warm, these areas can easily be moved into.

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George Jonas: Multiculturalism encourages a new type of immigrant who shares our wealth but not our values

George Jonas: Multiculturalism encourages a new type of immigrant who shares our wealth but not our values | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Multiculturalism has made it difficult to safeguard our traditions and ideals against those whose goal is not to fit in, but to carve out a niche for his own tribe, language, customs, or religion
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New citizenship bill will make it harder to become Canadian

New citizenship bill will make it harder to become Canadian | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
OTTAWA – The federal government has tabled sweeping legislation that will triple the cost of citizenship, make it harder to become a Canadian citizen, toughen the penalties for fraud and regulate the citizenship consultant profession. The bill will also open […]
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Prairie provinces becoming preferred home for newcomers, survey finds | Canada | News | National Post

Prairie provinces becoming preferred home for newcomers, survey finds | Canada | News | National Post | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
According to the 2011 National Household Survey newcomers are increasingly settling in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan
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7 billion people and you: What's your number?

7 billion people and you: What's your number? | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
The world's population is expected to hit seven billion in the next few weeks. How do you fit in? Use our app to find out.
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Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary in top 5 most liveable cities

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary in top 5 most liveable cities | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Three Canadian cities have again cracked the top five on a ranking of the world’s most liveable places...
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Genes and Geography—They Go Together

Scientists can now analyze a person's genes to pinpoint what country his or her ancestors hailed from. A team of U.S. researchers recently performed a massiv...
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Canada Day poll: 15 things you should know about Canadian identity | News | National Post

Canada Day poll: 15 things you should know about Canadian identity | News | National Post | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
As the country celebrates its 145th birthday, a Forum Research poll commissioned for the National Post reveals the complexities of Canadian identity — the ebbs and flows of patriotism and the things that compel Canadians to identify themselves...
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Canada Census 2011: Baby blip probably won't save us from skyrocketing health-care costs | Full Comment | National Post

Canada Census 2011: Baby blip probably won't save us from skyrocketing health-care costs | Full Comment | National Post | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Canadians are having kids, lots of kids.
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Canada Census 2011: Canada's aging Boomers are placing new strain on business, government | News | National Post

Canada Census 2011: Canada's aging Boomers are placing new strain on business, government | News | National Post | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
In 1961, the median age in Canada was 26.3.
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Rethinking immigration: The case for the 400,000 solution

Rethinking immigration: The case for the 400,000 solution | Unit 4 - Changing Populations | Scoop.it
Canada is facing a demographic crunch and labour shortage that will hinder our future prosperity. The solution: More economic immigrants who are selected for their skills.
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