a) According to Statistics Canada, what was the population of Canada in 2016?
Canada's population increased to 35,151,728 last year largely driven by growth in the West, according to 2016 census data released by Statistics Canada.
b) What percentage of water on earth is considered fresh water?
Only 3% water of the earth is fresh, rest 97% salted. Of that 3%, over 2% is frozen in ice sheets and glaciers. Means less than 1% fresh water is found in lakes, rivers and underground.