Maptour Page 2
Maptour: Population Composition, 1891-1961
- Open the interactive map “Ethnic Origin, 1901.”
- On the ZOOM/PAN toolbar, click on the Zoom in button and
click on the map once or twice until the large circles become pie charts.
- Use the Pan tool to pan back and forth so that you have
seen the pie charts for all parts of Canada.
- Nearly all Canadians were of British or French descent in 1901.
- Western Canada had a multicultural composition absent in Eastern Canada.
- Persons of French descent are rare west of Ontario.
- Canada's First Nations were all but invisible in Canada's population in 1901.
- Canada's development as a multicultural nation is a
phenomenon of the 20th century.