A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: The Shumiatcher Saga
Immigration Quiz
Question 3
Early to mid-twentieth century immigrants to Canada were traditionally of European origin. The newest wave of immigrant settlement in Canada, however, is characterized by its increasingly non-European origin.

True. According to the 1991 Census, 28 percent of the Canada's population did not report British, French or Canadian as their ethnocultural origin. In 1961, 90% of all immigrants to Canada came from Europe. By the 1980's Europeans constituted about 25% of the total with an increasing proportion of immigrants coming from East or South Asia, the Middle east, or the Caribbean.

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