Between May and August 2011, Statistics Canada conducted the National Household Survey (NHS) for the first time. This voluntary, self-administered survey was introduced as a replacement for the long census questionnaire, more widely known as...

6.8 million foreign-born individuals in 2011. They represented 20.6% of the total population in Canada, compared with 19.8% in the 2006 Census 1.1 million foreign-born individuals arrived in Canada between 2006 and 2011. They make up 3.5% of the total population in...