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From left, Kelly Kim, Peter P., and Leon Song practice French and English at a language exchange at the Rivoli Restaurant in Toronto on Tuesday October 10, 2012. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press)

From left, Kelly Kim, Peter P., and Leon Song practice French and English at a language exchange at the Rivoli Restaurant in Toronto on Tuesday October 10, 2012.

(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press)

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Scan through highlights of the 2011 Census Add to ...

Immigration is turning Canada into a country of many languages, with the historic dominance of French and English shrinking.

Canada remains a nation of French and English speakers, but people are speaking a greater variety of languages at home, as long-term trends in immigration shape the country’s linguistic landscape.

Here are some highlights from the 2011 Census from Statistics Canada.

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