Wednesday, February 8, 2017

2016 Census Numbers

Prov/Terr      2016      2011      Pct  Pop per MP
Ontario     13,448,494 12,851,821  4.6%  111,145
Quebec       8,164,361  7,903,001  3.3%  104,671
BC           4,648,055  4,400,057  5.6%  110,668
Alberta      4,067,175  3,645,257 11.6%  119,623
Manitoba     1,278,235  1,208,268  5.8%   91,303
Saskatchewan 1,098,352  1,033,381  6.3%   78,454
Nova Scotia    923,598    921,727  0.2%   83,963
Van Isle       799,400    759,366  5.3%  114,200   
New Brunswick  747,101    751,171 -0.5%   74,710
Newfoundland   519,716    514,536  1.0%   74,245
PEI            142,907    140,204  1.9%   35,727
NWT             41,786     41,462  0.8%   41,786
Nunavut         35,944     31,906 12.7%   35,944
Yukon           35,874     33,897  5.8%   35,874

BC and Alberta need more MPs because as smaller provinces they should not have worse representation that larger provinces.   BC needs 3 more MPs and Alberta 5 more.   To put Nova Scotia in their right place in the list they should have one more MP
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