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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 ...

  2. Property - International - CANADA

    Bank of Nova Scotia chief says fears of housing bubble exaggerated

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Modest credit growth and a stable job market mean fears are overblown while housing gains in Toronto are backed by a bigger population Forget bubble concerns, says ... among regulators after a surge in prices and condominium construction, were backed by population growth, he said. "Canadian consumers have generally a very conservative attitude towards ...

  3. News - World - CANADA

    Exposed: the web of fake IDs behind Canada's anti-immigration groups

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:33pm by Ian Young

    ... the people of Beijing, Calcutta or Manila (to name a few) think if large numbers of Canada's mainstream population were to arrive there and proclaim 'We're here to make you ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Former Canadian minister Jim Prentice elected new Alberta premier

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by Reuters

    ... vice-chairman of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. But he remained politically active while at the bank, using his profile to push for better relations with Canada's aboriginal population. ...

  5. News - World - CANADA

    Meena Wong, the Vancouver mayoral hope with Hong Kong roots

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:35am by Ian Young

    ... for wealthy mainland "investor immigrants", yet it also has a large homeless population. The average price of a detached house in Greater Vancouver is more than C$1.2 million (HK$8.54 ...

  6. News - World - CANADA

    Ontario Liberals celebrate shock election walkover

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:38am by Reuters

    ... Only days before the elections in Canada's most populous province, polls had shown a dead heat between Wynne's government and the austerity-minded Progressive Conservatives. Ontario, ...

  7. News - China Insider - CANADA

    Canadian police agree to let Chinese drivers use mainland licences

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:17am by Ian Young

    ... outside Asia, with almost 50 per cent of the 190,000 population ethnic Chinese. The RCMP has long fined drivers caught using a Chinese licence, and towed their vehicles. Yet the ICBC- which ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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