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February 8, 2017
City of Toronto staff currently reviewing latest census data
This morning, Statistics Canada issued the latest release of the 2016 Census data on total population and dwelling counts. City of Toronto staff are reviewing the data and will be available to respond to media inquiries about the latest census findings as of noon tomorrow.

A backgrounder that summarizes key findings and trends will also be released on Thursday, February 9 and posted to the City's demographics webpage at

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto will honour Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at and on Instagram at

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