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Boundary municipalities show population growth

All three Boundary municipalities saw modest population increases on the 2021 census, while one rural area saw much greater growth.

According to figures out this morning from Statistics Canada, Grand Forks now has a population of 4,112, compared to 4,049 on the previous census of 2016.

Greenwood, which is Canada’s smallest city, grew to 702 from 665. It had previously been above 700 on the 2011 census. Midway stood at 651, up from 649.

Area C, which includes Christina Lake, saw a jump of nearly 300 people. It now stands at 1,627, up from 1,337.

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Area D, which is rural Grand Forks, was virtually unchanged: 3,226 compared to 3,225 in 2016.

The biggest change, however was in Area E, which is the West Boundary. It gained nearly 850 people and now stands at 3,004, up from 2,155.

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