Thunder Bay becoming less multilingual
New census data came out today. It shows the number of people in Canada who don't speak English or French as their mother tongue is increasing.
However, Thunder Bay isn't part of the trend. Here, the proportion of people with English or French as their first language is up, while other mother tongues are on the decline.
With one exception - the number of Ojibway speakers has increased.
We reached Chris Southcott at Lakehead University to talk about the trend. He's a professor in the department of sociology there.