Statistics Canada

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Extensive, up-to-date population profiles and maps of provinces, territories, CMAs, cities, census tracts and census dissemination areas.

Population & Demographics

Canada's Population Clock

Population Density, 2015

Canada - Worldmapper Gridded Population

Why 50% of Canadians live south of tis line
RealLifeLore 10min

Canada's Population Characteristics
Virtual High School 2:30

Population of Canada by Province and Territory 1871 - 2021
Statistics & Data  3min

Population of Canada (2021 Census)
Atals Canada 14min


Let's Discover Canada
Online interactive mapping activity using ESRI ArcGIS

Census Mapper
Extensive Interactive Map using Statistics Canada Data for everywhere in Canada

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Populations in Canada
Infographic - Statistics Canada


GeoMinute: 50 years of Multiculturalism
Canadian Geographic - 1min

Where are you from?
Many Canadians struggle with the identity question
CBC The National - 3min

Canada's Multiculturalism - Worth Defending
TEDx Ottawa - 20min

Coming to Canada: The Courage to be Multicultural
TEDx Langley - 9min

Population Pyramids

Population Pyramids
(TED Ed 5:01)

Population Pyramid - Animated

Population Pyramid
Interactive over Time -

Animation: Canada, Population, 1950-2020
Wikimedia Commons
(Non-loop version)

Canada's Ageing Population, Francophones, CMAs

Looming fears of the impact of Canada's Ageing Population
CBC The National - 2min

1 in 5 Canadians nearing Retirement
CBC News - 4min

Canada's Ageing Population and the Strain on the Economy
The News Forum - 5min

Seniors in Canada
Infographic CIHI

Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs)
StatsCan  |  Wiki

French Speakers in Canada

Canada's 43rd Parliament

2019 Election Results

Census 2016
Interactive site - CBC

Indigenous Canada

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Populations in Canada
Infographic - Statistics Canada

Indigenous Peoples and Lands
Interactive Map - Gov't of Canada

Native Groups, Territories & Treaties
Interactive map -

Indigenous Languages
Canadian Encyclopedia

How to talk about Indigenous People
(CBC News 2:37)

Wab Kinew: Top 5 Stereotypes
towards Indigenous people in Canada (Strombo 1:44)

Wab Kinew: 500 years in two minutes
(CBC Docs 2:03)

Beyond94 : Progress towards Truth and Reconciliation in Canada (CBC News Interactive)

Paths to Reconciliation
Residential School Map and Unmarked Burial Site Map
Interactive Maps - Canadian Geographic

Inuit Profiles Map

First Nations Profiles Interactive Map

Indigenous Peoples and Lands
Canadian Government Map Room

Land Claims of the Six Nations of the Iroquois

Historic Treaties  JPG  |  PDF

More on Treaties: and A History of Treaty-Making (PDF)

Stories from the Land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada

CanGeo: Canada's Original place Names (gEarth)

University of Maine: Coming Home - Map of Indigenous place names in Canada
(Original Map: 109mb PDF)

Longest Place Name in Canada (FB - CBC Kids 3:05)

The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company (NFB 43: 27)

Though dated (1972) the Indigenous perspective is very helpful.

Truth before reconciliation: 8 ways to identify and confront Residential School denialism (TheConversation)

Immigration and Inter-provincial Migration

Alysha Brilla: Immigrant
music video describing her experience as an immigrant to Canada (4:24
Lyrics are found here

Canada: Immigration Levels 1860-2020

Canada Immgration Levels 2022-2025

Immigration Visuals
Stats Canada

Why Canada is making an immigration push
NBC Nightly News - 4:30

Canada's Immigration System
Citizenship & Immigration Canada - 2min

150 years of Immigration
Citizenship & Immigration Canada - 3min

Immigration Data

Note: Data is also available from Statistics Canada for income, Age & Sex, Aboriginal Peoples, etc.

Interprovincial Migration - Origins and Destinations (StatsCan)

Net Internal Migration Rate

Interactive Immigration Map