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Immigration Reduces Canadian Bilingualism Since 2001

The influx of immigrants accounts for a slight decline in Canadian bilingualism over the last decade, according to Statistics Canada. Approximately 17.5 percent of Canadians in the 2011 Census reported being able to speak both English and French. This was down from a peak of 17.7 percent in 2001. In 1961, the rate of French-English bilingualism was only 12.2 percent, […]

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