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  • Federal

    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...
    Organization:
    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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • 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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • JPG
  • 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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • 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....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Status: Breast Cancer Ratios, 1986 to 1995

    This map uses age-standardized ratios to further aid in regional comparisons. A value of 1.0 would indicate that the region rate is identical to the overall Canadian rate; a value greater than 1.0 would indicate that the rate for that region is higher than the Canadian rate; and, in turn, a ratio...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Rural Health: Average Distance to the Nearest Physician Specialist, 1998 (kil...

    An important aspect of health care is the distance a person has to travel to get medical services. This map shows the average distance that people in each census division have to travel to reach the nearest physician specialist living in the same province or territory. (A physician specialist is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Behaviours: Prevalence of Smokers Considering Quitting, 1996 to 1997

    Prevalence is measured as the proportion of daily smokers in each province who were considering quitting. Smoking is a health behaviour that deteriorates health. Smoking is the most important cause of preventable illness, disability and premature death.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-specialist Ratios, 1996

    Canada’s average population to specialist physician ratio has been 1100:1 for over a decade. Low ratios are generally associated with urban areas. The region with the highest ratio is located in north central Newfoundland, a region with relatively few people but even fewer physician resources,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Overall Sex Composition, 2006 (by census subdivision)

    In 2006, Canada’s population consisted of 49% males (15.5 million) and 51% females (16.1 million), a sex ratio of 96 males per hundred females. Females outnumbered males in every province except for Alberta and the three territories. Alberta had the most balanced sex ratio, with almost half male...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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