In 1941, Montréal was the first metropolitan area in the country to reach one million inhabitants, but Toronto surpassed Montréal to become the largest by 1976, and has never looked back.
There are now 9.8 million families in Canada, according to the 2016 Census. This is 15 times as many as in 1871, when the first census was taken after Confederation. Yet as the number of families increased, their size decreased.
Citizenship hopefuls must prove they know about Canada’s history, demographics, geography, politics and much more. Here’s a sample of the kinds of questions they must answer. Could you pass the test?
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