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  • 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
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  • Federal

    Population Distribution and Forested Areas

    This map shows the population distribution in 1996 relative to the distribution of the forests. Even if forests are very important for Canadians from a cultural, spiritual and economical point of view, few people live in the forested areas. About 80% of the population live mainly in the urban...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Aboriginal Population and Forested Areas

    This map shows the distribution of the Aboriginal population (including Indians, Métis and Inuit) in comparison to the location of forests. More than a quarter of the Aboriginal population live in urban centres located outside the forested areas; however, nearly 80% of the Aboriginal communities...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
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  • Federal

    Density of Population 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 density of population per square mile for every township in the Maritime Provinces and Quebec, circa 1911. The second map shows the density of population per square mile for...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Populated Places - The Far West

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows as many populated places in the southern halves of Alberta, British Columbia and a portion of Saskatchewan, as the scale of the map will permit. It also indicates, within certain limits, the number of inhabitants...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Populated Places - Prairies

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows as many populated places in the prairies as the scale of the map will permit. It also indicates, within certain limits, the number of inhabitants at each place according to the 1956 Census of Canada. The map also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Density of Population Maritime Provinces, Quebec, Ontario

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The maps show the density of population per square mile for every township the Maritime Provinces, Quebec and Ontario, circa 1901. Cities and towns of 5000 inhabitants or more are shown as black dots....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Populated Places - Northern Canada

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows as many populated places in Northern Canada in 1958. It also indicates, within certain limits, the number of inhabitants at each place and distinguishes between those places which are incorporated and those which...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Populated Places - Gulf of St. Lawrence Area

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows as many populated places in the Gulf of St. Lawrence area as the scale of the map will permit. It also indicates, within certain limits, the number of inhabitants at each place according to the 1951 Census of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Density of Population British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The maps show the density of population per square mile for every township in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Alberta, circa 1901. The statistics from the 1901 census are used, yet the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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