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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
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As of October 1, 2010 ,Canada's population was estimated at 34,238,000, an increase of 129,300 (+0.4%) from July 1, 2010. During the third quarter, 84,200 immigrants arrived in Canada, 8,800 more than in the same quarter of 2009.
The Canadian waste management industry handled just over 34 million tonnes of waste in 2008, up 2.1% over 2006. This amount translates into about 1,031 kilograms of waste per Canadian.
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