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This report was made possible thanks to the collaboration and financial support of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The authors wish to thank Julie Bertrand and Daniel Pereira of the Language Statistics Section of Statistics Canada for their technical support and their active participation in this project. As well, a thank you is equally given to Michèle Lanoue, Denis Thériault, Monique Foisy, Lucie Parisien and Élie Shaughnessy of the Social and Aboriginal Statistics Division for their indispensible collaboration in the finalization of this project. Finally, the authors would also like to thank Yves Saint-Germain and Quân-Lisa Pham of Citizenship and Immigration Canada for their suggestions and pertinent comments as well as for their support throughout the duration of this project.

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Catalogue no. 89-641-X

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ISBN: 978-1-100-15239-4


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