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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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2011 Census of Population: Linguistic Characteristics of Canadians

More than 200 languages were reported in the 2011 Census of Population as a home language or mother tongue. One-fifth of Canada's population, or nearly 6,630,000 people, spoke a language other than English or French at home in 2011, either alone or in some combination with English or French.

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