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Proportion of seniors living in special care facilities increases with age

As people age, they are more likely to live in collective dwellings that provide ongoing support and assistance services, professional health monitoring, care and treatment.

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Population growth up substantially in Saskatchewan's two census metropolitan areas, Saskatoon and Regina

Saskatchewan's two CMAs, Saskatoon and Regina, registered strong increases in their population growth in the past five years compared with the previous intercensal period. In Saskatoon, for example, population growth increased from 3.5% between 2001 and 2006 to 11.4% between 2006 and 2011, the third largest increase among all CMAs after Calgary and Edmonton.

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Linguistic duality: English and French in Canadian society

Canada's linguistic duality is reflected in the fact that 98% of its population reported that it was able to conduct a conversation in either English or French. Similarly, either English or French are spoken at least on a regular basis at home in Canada by 94% of the population. These two languages are used most often at home by 89% of the population.

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Aurora, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Aurora, Ontario
Place type Town
Population in 2011 53,203
Population in 2006 47,629
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +11.7
Median age 39.5
Percent aged 15 and over 80.4
Population density (sq. km) 1068.8
Land area (sq. km) 49.78
Number of private households 17,695
Avg. number of persons in private households 3.0

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