Younger Canadians Moving Away From Big Cities at Record Levels

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A record number of Canadians left major urban centers last year amid the pandemic, led by youth and young families.

The nation’s three largest cities — Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver — saw a sharp jump in the number of citizens moving to suburbs, smaller towns and rural areas, according to Statistics Canada data released Thursday. A total of 87,444 people left those three cities between July 2019 and July 2020 for other parts of the same province, up from an average annual exodus of 72,686 the previous three years.

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