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  1. On January 1, 2017, Canada’s population was estimated at 36,503,097.
  2. From October 1, 2016, to January 1, 2017, Canada’s population grew by 59,465 (+0.2%).
  3. Canada’s population growth in the fourth quarter of 2016 was mainly due to international migration (+34,272).
  4. Population growth in all three Prairie provinces (+0.3%) and Nunavut (+0.4%) was above the national growth rate.
  5. During the fourth quarter of 2016, interprovincial migratory increase in Alberta remained negative for a fifth consecutive quarter.
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