British Columbia

Indigenous Peoples paradox: Aboriginals younger, but getting old, census finds

By Canadian Press
October 25, 2017 - 6:59am Updated: October 25, 2017 - 10:21am

OTTAWA — A high fertility rate and a growing sense of self are fuelling an explosion in the ranks of Indigenous Peoples, according to fresh census numbers that lay bare the demographic challenges facing one of the most vulnerable and poverty-stricken segments in Canada.