By the numbers: Canada Day

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By the numbers: Canada Day

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The people of Canada

In 2020, Canada's population reached 38 Million!

Source: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0005-01 Population estimates on July 1st, by age and sex.

Proudly diverse from coast to coast to coast

According to the last census, more than 7.5 million foreign-born individuals, representing over 250 ethnic origins made Canada their home.

Source: Statistics Canada. 2017. "Immigration and ethnocultural diversity: Key results from the 2016 Census." Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 11-001-X.

Best served cold

In 2019/2020, Canadians consumed 1,844,658 kilolitres of Canadian beer versus 326,259 kilolitres of foreign beer.

Source: Statistics Canada. Table 10-10-0011-02 Volume of sales of alcoholic beverages of liquor authorities and other retail outlets, by origin of product (x 1,000).

Classic Canadian Cuisine

From poutine, maple syrup and back bacon, to bannock, ketchup chips and butter tarts . . . How can you not indulge in some of the country's culinary classics on Canada Day?

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