Update on cultural diversity - ARCHIVED

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Canada has become increasingly multiethnic and multicultural. Immigration over the past 100 years has shaped the country, and each new wave of immigrants has added to the nation's ethnic and cultural diversity. At the time of the 2001 Census, immigrants represented the highest proportion of the population in 70 years, and immigration accounted for more than two-thirds of the population growth in that year. This article explores the changing composition of Canada's immigrants and visible minority groups over the past number of decades.

Issue Number: 2003002
Author(s): Badets, Jane

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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PDFSeptember 9, 2003