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    Census Divisions and Subdivisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions and subdivisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Census Divisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5 000 000. These...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JPG
  • Federal

    Distribution of Population, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for 1961 by census division. Supplementary charts show the percentages of rural population, urban population in places with populations of 5000 or more and urban populations that are...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Origin of the Population 1911 Maritime Provinces and Quebec, Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The first map shows the origin of the population in Ontario and western Quebec, circa 1911. The second map shows the origin of the population in Eastern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, circa 1911. A...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Major Hurricanes that Affected Canada

    « Hurricane » is one of the names given to a tropical storm whose winds revolve around a center of low pressure called the eye, at a minimum speed of 120 kilometres per hour. At a center of hurricanes vortex - the eye - there is calm area of blue sky. Around this central column, there are very...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    The Search for a Northwest Passage and Exploration of the Eastmain 1742 to 1749

    In the period 1742 to 1749, the British renewed their search for a northwest passage. Part of this involved exploring the « East Main » – the eastern shore of Hudson and James Bays. Four exploration routes are shown: Middleton (1742), Mitchell and Longland (1744), Moor and Smith (1747) and Coats...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Inuit Population, 1996

    This map shows the distribution of the 41 000 persons identifying themselves as Inuit in the 1996 Census. Inuit are the Aboriginal people of Arctic Canada. The word « Inuit » means « the people » in Inuktitut, the Inuit language, and is the term by which Inuit refer to themselves. The Inuit...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Health Behaviours: Physically Active Population, 1996 to 1997

    The proportion of population « physically active » is based on the energy demands of a series of leisure-time activities that people participated in during the three months previous to the survey. Most scientific evidence is supportive of physical activity as a positive determinant of health....
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Family Structure, 1996 - Married Couple Families

    According to the results of the 1996 Census, « married couple families » still constitute the large majority of families. Since 1986, the proportion has declined from 80% of all families to 74%, due to substantial increases in both common-law and lone-parent families. In 1996 there were 5.8...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Forest-Reliant Communities, 1996 - Education Index

    The education index is a measure of the proportion of the population 15 years of age and over who have post-secondary qualifications compared to the Canadian proportion meeting the same criteria. The index values are generally lower than the Canadian average. The median value is 0.78, and 88% of...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
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