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Number of persons who reported speaking more than one language at home on the rise in Canada

In 2011, 17.5% of the population, or 5.8 million persons, reported speaking at least two languages at home in Canada.6 In 2006, just under 4.5 million (14.2%) did so.

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Population growth up substantially in Saskatchewan's two census metropolitan areas, Saskatoon and Regina

Saskatchewan's two CMAs, Saskatoon and Regina, registered strong increases in their population growth in the past five years compared with the previous intercensal period. In Saskatoon, for example, population growth increased from 3.5% between 2001 and 2006 to 11.4% between 2006 and 2011, the third largest increase among all CMAs after Calgary and Edmonton.

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Canada's population among the youngest in the G8

The proportion of seniors increased between 2006 and 2011 in all G8 countries except Russia, suggesting many countries face challenges related to population aging.

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Cambridge, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Cambridge, Ontario
Place type City
Population in 2011 126,748
Population in 2006 120,371
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +5.3
Median age 38.0
Percent aged 15 and over 80.8
Population density (sq. km) 1121.7
Land area (sq. km) 113.00
Number of private households 46,460
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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