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Contextual Module

Children and Youth in Canada - The Context of their Lives (module table of contents)

Section 1: The Children and Youth of Canada (section table of contents)


On the 2006 Census, about 1.1 million children and youth under 25 reported speaking a non-official language in the home, either solely or in combination with English and/or French. Ordered by popularity of use, the four non-official languages most often spoken at home by children and youth across Canada were Panjabi, Chinese, Spanish and Cantonese.

The popularity of non-official languages was different from province-to-province and across territories.



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