It felt a little crowded: Canada's population surpasses 37,000,000

Statistics Canada reports the population of Canada was more than 37,000,000 as of April 1, 2018.

The agency reports that it took took two years and two months for the population to go from 36 million to 37,067,011 which was the shortest length of time ever for such a large increase.

Immigration continues to fuel population growth.

Almost 80,000 immigrants came to Canada in the first quarter.

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