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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Canada's bilingual population on decline for first time in 50 years

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Total of English and French speakers in Canada drops for the first time in 50 years to 17.5pc Bilingual population on the decline The bilingual English-French portion of Canada's population is on the decline, as the number of immigrants whose first language is neither English nor French grows, the country's statistics agency said. Statistics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1249853/canadas-bilingual-population-decline-first-time-50-years
  2. News - World - CANADA

    Alberta’s ruling Progressive Conservatives suffer new defection

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:21pm by Reuters

    ... on capital programmes to cope with rapid population growth. This has added billions in debt to a province that had prided itself on being debt-free before her election. Redfor agreed earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1451840/albertas-ruling-progressive-conservatives-suffer-new-defection
  3. News - World - CANADA

    Asian appetite for geoduck clams brings big profits for Canadian fishermen

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:04pm by AFP

    ... authorities, who are not planning to increase that quota- even though environmentalists say the geoduck population is overabundant. The distinctive clams- sometimes evocatively referred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1451844/asian-appetite-geoduck-clams-brings-big-profits-canadian-fishermen
  4. News - World - CANADA

    Hong Kong-born Olivia Chow to run against Rob Ford for Toronto mayor

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:55pm by AP

    ... amalgamation forced on the metropolitan area by the Conservative provincial government. Toronto, with a population of about 700,000, was merged with five of its neighbouring municipalities, creating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1448849/hong-kong-born-olivia-chow-run-against-rob-ford-toronto-mayor
  5. Property - International - CANADA

    Canadian housing starts climb in October, adding to bubble fears

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:01am by Reuters

    ... broad-based, with increasing activity in large and small urban centres, particularly in Ontario, Canada's most populous province, and in British Columbia. "Housing starts remain on target ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1354414/canadian-housing-starts-climb-october-adding-bubble-fears
  6. News - World - CANADA

    Chinese numbers in Vancouver, Toronto to double by 2031

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... to double by 2031 The Chinese populations of Vancouver and Toronto are set to double by 2031, helping push whites below 50 per cent of the population in both cities, says a report for Canada's immigration department. The study, released this week, is titled "A new residential order?". It predicted that the populations in both cities would be more prone to segregate into racial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1207878/chinese-numbers-vancouver-and-toronto-double-2031-study-says
  7. News - World - CANADA

    Power outages could last for weeks after flooding in Calgary, Canada

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... with a population of 1.1 million. "It will certainly be at least the middle of the week before people will be going back to work. There are some pockets of downtown where normality will not return ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1267989/power-outages-could-last-weeks-after-flooding-calgary-canada
  8. News - World - CANADA

    Canadian rail chief blames employee in Quebec train crash

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 02:42pm by AP and Reuters

    ... forced about 2,000 people, roughly a third of the town’s population, to leave their homes and seek shelter in local schools or with friends and family. Around 1,200 have since been allowed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1279515/quebec-police-open-criminal-probe-after-deadly-train-crash
  9. News - World - CANADA

    Richmond, Canada, residents challenge Chinese-only signage

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... in Richmond. Many businesses in the city's most populous districts now favour Chinese signage, sometimes at the total exclusion of English. Starchuk and fellow Richmond residents failed this week ... city in North America. According to the 2006 census, the federal election district that includes two-thirds of the city's population is already 50.2 per cent ethnic Chinese. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1195554/richmond-city-residents-grapple-overwhelming-signs-change
  10. News - World - CANADA

    Fears rise in Vancouver's Chinatown as trendy businesses move in

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... that provide the bulk of the accommodation in the district. Many long-time residents are elderly single Chinese, with Chinatown's population about twice as likely to be aged over 65 as the rest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1209470/fears-over-impact-new-businesses-poor-vancouvers-chinatown

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