Population Growth In The 1950s, 1960s And 1970s

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One of the most dramatic changes was the population growth that occurred in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Two important factors that contributed to this were immigration and the baby boom. “Baby boom” is the term that describe a large number of children born in the years after World War I. Today, as baby boomers approach retirement, they are still affecting the economy and Canadian society. The other important change was in the number of immigrants who came to Canada. Before the 1950s, Canada was populated mostly by white Europeans. Since the 1950s, however, millions of immigrants from all over the world have made Canada their home. In doing this, they have changed Canadian society. Canada's birth rate ballooned from the end of the Second World

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