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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Forest-Reliant Communities, 1996 - Income Index

    The income index compares the average employment income value of each community to that for Canada. The value for Canada as a whole is set at 1.00. The range of the index is from 0.12 to 1.65, with the median value for these communities being 0.73. Income index values are generally higher in...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Labour Force Occupation, 2006 - Management (by census subdivision)

    Census data showed employment reached an estimated 16 021 200 in 2006, up 1 326 000 from 2001. Just two western provinces - Alberta and British Columbia - accounted for a third of this increase. During the same five-year period, the unemployment rate fell in every province and territory, except...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Marital Status, 2001: Widowed (by census subdivision)

    Marital status refers to a person’s conjugal status. As of May 15, 2001, Canada had 8,371,000 families, up from almost 7,838,000 in 1996.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Religious Affiliation, 2001: Roman Catholic by Census Subdivision

    Between 1991 and 2001, the number of Roman Catholics in Canada increased slightly, while the number adhering to Protestant denominations continued a long-term decline. The census enumerated just under 12.8 million Roman Catholics, up 4.8%, while the number of Protestants fell 8.2% to about 8.7...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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