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Census data suggests Alberta economy shifting but growth expected to stay strong

Census data suggests Alberta economy shifting but growth expected to stay strong

EDMONTON — Laid off twice from energy-related jobs, Calgary engineer Bill Copeland figured it was time to move with the times. "(Energy) is what you know and what you're used to," said Copeland, who spent 15 years as an engineer and a sales rep.
'Remarkable turnaround': Census figures show the Maritimes are growing rapidly

'Remarkable turnaround': Census figures show the Maritimes are growing rapidly

HALIFAX — After living in Toronto for 25 years, Beth Hitchcock was ready for a change, having grown weary of big city life.
Sen. Denise Batters returned to national Conservative caucus after O'Toole ousted her

Sen. Denise Batters returned to national Conservative caucus after O'Toole ousted her

OTTAWA — Conservative Sen. Denise Batters is back in the party's national caucus one week after the leader who kicked her out was himself dumped.

Kingston, Ont., teen handed three-year sentence for terror charges

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Census 2021: A snapshot of Atlantic Canada's population and dwelling data

The 2021 census data for the Maritimes shows the three provinces have largely succeeded in reversing a decades-long decline in population over the past five years, thanks to a steady influx of Canadians from other provinces and immigrants from other
Affordable housing, proximity to nature draws more Canadians to smaller urban centres

Affordable housing, proximity to nature draws more Canadians to smaller urban centres

TORONTO — Last February, Audrey Eldaoud and Robert Mawe set out to find a single-family home where they could put down roots.
Census 2021: A snapshot of Ontario's population and dwelling data

Census 2021: A snapshot of Ontario's population and dwelling data

Canada's most populous province grew at a faster pace than the rest of the country overall over the last five years, thanks largely to immigration. Some of the most dramatic local growth happened outside of Ontario's largest urban areas.
Census 2021: A snapshot of Quebec's population and dwelling data

Census 2021: A snapshot of Quebec's population and dwelling data

MONTREAL — Data from the 2021 census shows that Quebec's share of the Canadian population declined for the 11th consecutive census. Quebec was home to 23 per cent of Canadians in 2021, down from 23.2 per cent in 2016, as its population grew by 4.
Census 2021: A snapshot of Prairie population and dwelling data

Census 2021: A snapshot of Prairie population and dwelling data

Alberta: For the first time in years, Alberta's growth has lagged behind the national average. Its 4.8 per cent growth rate between 2016 and 2021 was slightly below the national mark of 5.2 per cent.
Census 2021: A snapshot of the North's population and dwelling data

Census 2021: A snapshot of the North's population and dwelling data

The census data for 2021 tells a very different story across Canada's three territories. Yukon led the country in population growth from 2016 to 2021, increasing by 12.1 per cent and bringing its population from 35,874 to 40,232.