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Immigration to Canada By Decade Statistics Canada Western Region and Northern Territories November 2007 After June 2006.

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1 Immigration to Canada By Decade Statistics Canada Western Region and Northern Territories November 2007 After June 2006

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3 1871 and 1881 Top origins: 1.British Isles 2.French 3.Irish 4.English 5.Scottish 6.German 1901 Top origins: 1.British Isles 2.French 3.English 4.Irish 5.Scottish 6.German 7.Aboriginal 8.Dutch 9.Scandinavian 10.Russian (Ethnic) origins of the population 1871, 1881 and 1901 Source: census

4 1901 – 1910 Top countries: 1.British Isles 2.United States 3.Russia 4.Austria 5.Galicia (Poland/Ukraine) ~ Settlement of the West

5 Top countries: 1.British Isles 2.United States 3.Russia ~ World War I:

6 1921 – 1930 Top countries: 1.British Isles 2.United States 3.Poland 4.Russia 5.Czechoslovakia 6.Finland ~ 1928: Pier 21 in Halifax opens

7 Top countries: 1.United States 2.British Isles 3.Poland 4.Czechoslovakia ~ Great Depression

8 Top countries 1.British Isles 2.Poland 3.United States 4.Netherlands 5.Italy 6.U.S.S.R. ~ WW II 1942 – 1945 ~ Displaced persons/refugees 1947 – 1950 ~ Dutch farmers welcomed to Canada

9 1951 – 1960 Top countries 1.British Isles 2.Italy 3.Germany 4.Netherlands 5.United States 6.Poland 7.Hungary ~ Hungarian refugees

10 1961 – 1970 Top countries 1.British Isles 2.Italy 3.United States 4.Portugal 5.Greece 6.Germany Federal Republic 7.West Indies 8.Yugoslavia ~ Draft-age Americans ~ Czechoslovakian refugees

11 1971 – 1980 Top countries 1.British Isles 2.United States 3.India 4.Portugal 5.Philippines 6.Jamaica 7.Peoples Republic of China 8.Hong Kong ~ Refugees from Uganda and Chile ~ Indochinese Boat people

12 1981 – 1990 Top countries 1.Hong Kong 2.India 3.British Isles 4.Poland 5.Peoples Republic of China 6.Philippines 7.United States 8.Viet Nam

13 1991 – 2001 Top countries 1.Peoples Republic of China 2.India 3.Philippines 4.Hong Kong 5.Sri Lanka 6.Pakistan 7.Taiwan 8.United States ~ 1977: 50 th Anniversary of the Citizenship and Immigration Act ~ 1999: 7,000 refugees from Kosovo

14 Sources: 1. Statistics Canada. Table Historical statistics, estimated population and immigrant arrivals, annual (persons) *Terminated* (2 series). CANSIM (database). Using E-STAT (distributor). Last updated July (accessed November, 2007). 2. Statistics Canada. Photos and countries by decade adapted from 100 years of immigration to Canada, 1901 – 2001, audio-visual presentation, 2001Census. 3. Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Immigration data, 1971 – (accessed June Counts for recent years are subject to revision).


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