Former prime minister wants Canada’s population to grow to 100 million

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:00:58 +0000

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney has a message for Canadians, “we need more people— a lot more.” Mulroney, who is remembered for tripling immigration over his term as prime minister, called for Canada to grow its population to 100 million by 2100. Last week, he spoke at a forum hosted by the Globe and Mail […]

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Canada’s population growth slows to a standstill following reduced immigration in 2020

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:00:47 +0000

Canada’s population growth rate stood still in the third quarter of 2020, between July 1 and September 30, 2020. The country only saw a net population increase of 2,767 people.  This is the slowest ever recorded growth, since national quarterly data became available in 1946. This information is according to the quarterly demographic estimates released by Statistics Canada. The slow […]

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Canada sees record-low fertility rates same year as record-breaking immigration levels

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:00:54 +0000

Canada saw a record low fertility rate last year, according to new Statistics Canada data. Canada’s low fertility rate is a major reason why Canada announced on Friday a historic Immigration Levels Plan 2021-2023 that will see it now target over 400,000 new immigrant admissions per year. The total fertility rate in 2019 was 1.47 […]

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Immigration could drive Canada’s population to 55 million by 2068: Statistics Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:02:37 +0000

While many developed countries are expected to see some population decrease over the next 50 years, Canada’s population is projected to flourish as a result of immigration. Statistics Canada reports the Canadian population could reach 55 million people by 2068 under a medium-growth scenario, up from 37.1 million in 2018. The agency created nine “plausible […]

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