TOPIC: 2016 CENSUS

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There could be over 3M more people living in Alberta by 2046. Here's what that looks like

Alberta’s population could grow by over three million people and have much more seniors over the next 25 years, projections recently released by the provincial government suggest.

How do people in Metro Vancouver get to work? 4 interesting facts from the 2016 census

New figures revealed in last year's census showcase some interesting transportation patterns.

Here's how much time you save by commuting anywhere in B.C. but Vancouver

Metro Vancouverites spend an average of ten days a year getting to and from work, more than anywhere else in the province.

1 in 5 Canadians over age 65 still in the workforce, according to census data

The proportion of seniors in the workforce has doubled since 1995, according to recently released census data
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Canada is becoming more diverse, census numbers show | Sunday Scrum

Visible minorities in Canada now make up more than 22 per cent of the population, according to the 2016 census numbers released this week

Visible minorities now the majority in 5 B.C. cities

There are now five B.C. cities and one regional district where visible minorities make up the majority of the population, according to the latest census data.

Census 2016: More than half of Torontonians identify as visible minorities

The majority of people living in Toronto identify themselves as visible minorities, newly-released data from Canada's 2016 census shows.
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Census data reveals what Metro Vancouverites already know: rents are through the roof

Just-released Statistics Canada data confirms what everyone already knows: renting in Metro Vancouver is becoming increasingly unaffordable for a large swath of the population.

Indigenous population growing rapidly in Sask.: Stats Can

Statistics Canada projects the Indigenous population will make up one in five people in Saskatchewan by 2036. In 2016, 11.7 per cent of Saskatchewan's population was Indigenous, according to the latest Stats Can data.

Winnipeg's Indigenous population highest in Canada, but growth rate is slowing

Winnipeg has the largest Aboriginal population of any major city in Canada, according to the latest Census data.

The changing complexion of northern Ontario: census shows more visible minorities in northern cities

Latest census numbers show number of visible minorities and Indigenous people on the rise in northern Ontario cities, but not so for new immigrants.
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Gastown, Chinatown incomes almost doubled over 10 years

Gentrification in Gastown and Chinatown is alive and well, the latest Census figures on income reveal, with the area seeing the fourth-largest increase in median household incomes in Canada between 2005 and 2015, and the largest in B.C.
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Northern B.C. had highest incomes in province, Census finds

British Columbia is known for being among the most expensive places to live in Canada, but household incomes in the province were below the national average, according to newly released Census figures.
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Are Canadians making more money?

The CBC's polls analyst Éric Grenier breaks down the 2016 census data on income.

Ottawa, Petawawa, top Ontario income rankings

Census data released Wednesday show Ottawa and Petawawa have the highest median household incomes in Ontario.

Modern families: Millennials and parents make it work

Many households today are quite different from a generation ago. More people are living alone. Multi-generational households are on the rise. And if you have children, chances are they're staying at home longer.

More singles in Thunder Bay, census data suggests

Fewer people in the city are listing languages other than English as their mother tongues.

Number of Indigenous language speakers drops in Saskatchewan

Indigenous language is being lost, despite the efforts of educators in the province, and the emphasis put on language preservation by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Tagalog speakers on the rise in Manitoba, across Prairies: census

The number of people in Manitoba who speak Tagalog in their homes has increased in the latest census numbers.

Indigenous languages on rise, French declining across region: census

The latest numbers from the census show that English is becoming more of a dominant language in northern Ontario.

Fewer farms and farmers in northern Ontario, says Census

Less of northern Ontario is being used to grow food than five years ago, according to new numbers out today from the 2016 census.

Canadian seniors now outnumber children for 1st time, 2016 census shows

For the first time, seniors outnumber children in Canada, as the population experienced its greatest increase in the proportion of older people since Confederation, according to census figures released today.

Millennials aren't fleeing Vancouver but older siblings are

The story of the millennial generation leaving Vancouver in droves due to the cost of living is a myth, the latest census figures suggest. It is in fact their older 30 and 40-something siblings who are packing up the kids and fleeing south of the Fraser.

2016 census: Highlights of Statistics Canada's latest release on age and gender

Statistics Canada census data shows there are more seniors than children, and that women continue to outnumber men.
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Did the population in your hometown shrink or grow?

How has your neighbourhood changed over the past five years? Is it booming or in decline? We can now answer that question in detail with the first release from the 2016 census, which this year offers a rich portrait of who we are and how we live.

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