Canada’s language diversity is thriving according to 2016 census

October 5, 2017 – Data from the Canada 2016 census shows that linguistic diversity is on the rise, with 7.6 million Canadians able to speak a language other than English or French. That’s up almost 1 million, or 14.5%, since 2011.

Languages other than English and French are becoming more common. Immigration is driving the country’s increasingly diverse linguistic landscape, Statistics Canada says. Earlier census results showed that migration is behind Canada’s population growth and these new Canadians are bringing their mother tongues with them.

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