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Lecturer Immigrant Culture in Canada In the foreign born population in Canada was approximately 6, 775, 800 individuals. This illustrates a proportion of about 20. 6%. Between 2006 and 2013, 1, 162, 900 individuals who are foreign born immigrated to Canada. These recent immigrants comprise about 17. 2% of the population who are foreign born. Asia is considered the biggest source of immigrants, within the last five years. Other increasing immigration sources include; South America, Africa and Caribbean. Majority of the immigrants live in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and British Colombia. Approximately 200 ethnic origins are found in Canada, according to the 2013 National Household Surveys. 13 other ethnic groups have a population of more than one million people (Edward, 2014).
The recent immigrant population is relatively young. Since 2006, 58. 6% of the immigrants belonged to the 25-54 working age group. Canada entails a linguistically diversified country. The country is increasingly being multilingual, due to the increasing immigrants who do not understand English or French. 72. 8% of the immigrant population illustrates mother tongue which is not English or French. Two thirds of the Canadian population is Christian (Doug, 2011). But, the immigration patterns illustrates the increasing levels of individuals with several other religious beliefs; for instance, Muslim, Hindu and Buddhists. Before the 1970s, majority of the immigrants to Canada were from European countries like United Kingdom, Italy and Netherlands. Presently, the levels of European immigrants have drastically reduced (Brooks, 2013). Canada entails multicultural society that has an ethno-cultural composition that has been developed by immigrants over time.
Christopher, Edward. (2014). “ Canadian Federalism and Quebec Sovereignty.” American university studies: Political science. pp. 47–48.
Doug, Owram. (2011). Born at the right time: a history of the baby-boom generation. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Stephen, Brooks. (2013). The challenge of cultural pluralism. London: Greenwood Publishing Group.