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Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 15, 2013
Graham Fraser - Commissioner of Official Languages

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Footnote 1

CANADA, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Canada – Permanent residents by province or territory and urban area, 2008–2012, Research Data Mart, Preliminary 2012 Data. On-line version of footnote 1 source accessed March 20, 2013.

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Footnote 2

According to Statistics Canada data, the country's rate of demographic growth has increased since the last census, and has now reached 5.9%. The province with the highest rate of growth is Alberta, at 10.8%. In 2006, 11,955 immigrants arrived in Canada from French-speaking African countries. In 2008 that number jumped to 13,777, and in 2010 it jumped again to 15,608.

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