Canada Population

Canada's Seniors Population To Soar By 2063

CBC | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada

Canada faces a big demographic shift over the next 50 years, with a growing number of seniors and a movement of people to Western Canada, says a repo...

Africa's Booming Population Needs Agricultural Innovation

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Africa's 600 million hectares of uncultivated land -- more than half the global total -- adds up to a recipe for a better food future. Agricultural innovation, education, and the resulting empowerment of women and girls promises to make the coming population boom a turning point toward truly sustainable development.

This Is How Empty Canada Really Is

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada

Everyone knows most of Canada is uninhabited, but seeing really is believing. OK, no humans is a bit of an exaggeration But even a more exac...

Will Physical Sex Go Extinct?

Lee Tunstall | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Living
Lee Tunstall

Spike Jonze's new movie, Her, has generated some controversy and debate about a human falling in love with an operating system. As technology permeates our lives more and more, such an idea becomes less like science fiction and more like a possible evolutionary change. It incites the question: Is it evolution or ultimate extinction if we continue to give up on physical sex? We still seem to be passionately interested in sex. It is far too early to tell if this is simply a behavioural blip, or a portend of something major in our evolutionary development. Spike Jonze may well be viewed as less of a filmmaker and more of a visionary prophet by future historians.

Province Faces Demographic Dilemma

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Over Newfoundland and Labrador's good-news story of economic renewal looms a demographic dilemma: a population plunge that's projec...

LOOK: Most Of Canada Lives Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada

Most of us know roughly how many people live in Canada, but do we know exactly how many of them live where? Well, we have a better idea now, thanks to...

The Fastest Growing Province In Canada Is..

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

Numbers released by Statistics Canada Thursday detailing population growth across the country - as well as its regional breakdown - should come as no ...

Population Hits A New Milestone

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada estimates that the country's population hit 35,158,300 on July 1 — an increase of 404,000 people, or 1.2 per cent from t...

Congratulations Canada — Our Population's Hit The Big Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Living

As of approximately 9:12 EST this morning, Canadians can officially say their country has 35 million people within its borders — a number that is ri...

Putting Climate Change in the Budget Now Will Save Lives and Money

David Suzuki | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

The failure of world leaders to act on the critical issue of global warming is often blamed on economic considerations. But let's take a look at the economic reality. A new scientific report concludes that climate change is already costing the world $1.2 trillion a year. It's also killing at least 400,000 people every year.

Canada Population Aging Quickly, But Toddlers On Rise

CP | Heather Scoffield | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Living

More On Canada Census 2011: - Canada's Population: Aging And Changing More Diapers - Baby Boomers Driving Nation's Health Care Concerns - For Can...

The Death Of A Province

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Old anxieties about the survival of Quebec's culture are being revived — with front-page headlines, talk-show airwaves and the provincial...

WATCH: NDP MP Thinks Canada's Population Is 9 Million People

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Politics

The release of the 2011 census on Wednesday revealed that Canada's population has grown to just shy of 33.5 million people, news that may surprise NDP...

Census Reveals Very Good News For Stephen Harper

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada Politics

Thanks to the strong population growth in western and suburban Canada recorded in the 2011 Census, the Conservatives stand to benefit most from the up...

Canada Census 2011: Are You Part Of This Home Trend?

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Style

More and more people are ditching detached homes in the suburbs for high-rise life in the big city. According to figures released this morning from...

Canada's 10 Fastest Growing Cities

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Business

The population figures from the 2011 census are in, and they paint a picture of a country undergoing fairly rapid demographic change. For the first...

PHOTOS: How Fair Is Tory Bill To Add Seats To House?

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Politics

The Tories passed bill-C20 at lighting speed last year to add 30 new seats to the House of Commons with the aim of making things fairer for the countr...

PHOTOS: All The Census Highlights

The Huffington Post Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada

The 2011 Canadian Census number are out. As usual, Statistics Canada has provided a daunting amount of information to look through. And this is...

Canada's Population Passes 33 Million Mark: Census

CP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - The population in Western Canada has finally surpassed that on the other side of Ontario — a trend that has been decades in the making, but...

New Census Population Data Has Policymakers Excited

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The first tranche of fresh, new census data is coming out this week, and Ted Hildebrandt is giddy with anticipation.The director of social pl...

Is 7 Billion People Too Many?

David Suzuki | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

Supporting more people on a finite planet is a serious challenge. But in a world where hunger and obesity are both epidemics, reproduction rates can't be the main problem. And when we look at issues that are often blamed on overpopulation, we see that overconsumption is a greater factor in environmental destruction.

Newborns' Life Expectancy Cut By Obesity

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Living

As the world's population reaches an estimated seven billion, experts say the future for a child born today in Canada risks being cut short by obesity...

Occupy Wall Street's Hope for Change

David Suzuki | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Why does our economic system place a higher value on disposable and often unnecessary goods than on the things like clean air and productive soil? Sure, there's some contradiction in protesters carrying iPhones while railing against the consumer system. But this is not just about making personal sacrifices