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Andrew Ramlo, director of Urban Futures

Canada will get a lot more diverse in the next two decades.

The number of visible minorities is expected to nearly double by 2031, when one in every three Canadians will be non-white, according to new Statistics Canada projections. In Toronto, nearly two in three faces will be non-white. In addition, at least a quarter of the population will likely be born outside Canada.

On Wednesday, demographics expert Andrew Ramlo took your questions.

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Mr. Ramlo is director of Urban Futures, a Vancouver-based research institute. He has provided market-based economic analysis and strategic planning support to local governments and the private sector for the past decade.

Mr. Ramlo received a masters in planning degree from the University of British Columbia. He has co-authored more than 50 publicly available reports on topics ranging from economic and demographic trends to managing transitions in health care and the Canada Pension Plan.

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