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Old 10-04-2016, 08:55 AM
 
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If you could double Canada's population tomorrow, how would you distribute the additional 36 million people in existing cities across the country?
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Old 10-04-2016, 09:08 AM
 
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If you could double Canada's population tomorrow, how would you distribute the additional 36 million people in existing cities across the country?

I think they should all be dumped in Toronto.
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Old 10-04-2016, 09:20 AM
 
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I think they should all be dumped in Toronto.


Half in Toronto and half in Vancouver, the best city in the world where to live....
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Old 10-04-2016, 09:48 AM
 
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LOL The reason I said Toronto is, a poster on here is always saying Toronto is only a medium sized city and would like to see it more crowded.

Vancouver is fine the way it is.
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Old 10-04-2016, 10:49 AM
 
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If you could double Canada's population tomorrow, how would you distribute the additional 36 million people in existing cities across the country?
I'd send all the women and all children under the age of 6 to Manitopiaaa's house to be his house-guests for an indeterminate period of time.

Just joking.

If I had the power to distribute 36 million people across Canada it would mean I had the power to make other important decisions on Canada's behalf. So I would not send those 36 million to any of the already existing cities. To do so would create unimaginable hardships and discord for EVERYBODY in Canada. Instead I would provide them with all the necessary supplies and equipment needed and distribute them to specific undeveloped locations across Canada to create new cities and industries.

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Old 10-04-2016, 11:10 AM
 
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How many should we send north of 60? What could be more Canadian than spending a winter in Yellowknife.
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Old 10-04-2016, 03:48 PM
 
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I'd firstly ask why on earth anyone would want to double the population instantly?
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:30 PM
 
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I'd firstly ask why on earth anyone would want to double the population instantly?
I doubt anyone would want to do that instantly, but it's actually a valid question because it could happen and only take a few days, less than a week.

All we'd need is for the Yellowstone caldera to blow it's top. It's long overdue to erupt and it's a super-volcano so a super-eruption from Yellowstone could be apocalyptic for vast regions of North America. Canada's population could double or possibly triple within a week with temporary disaster refugees from the very immediate south whose homes lie in the direct path of heavy ash-fall and toxic gases. Millions of American people would only be able to head north or to the south west to get away from it. Parts of southern and eastern Canada would get some of that ash-fall too.

So it could happen. Where would we put an additional 35 - 50 million disaster refugees who arrive en masse within a week?

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Old 10-04-2016, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, QC, Canada
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I doubt anyone would want to do that instantly, but it's actually a valid question because it could happen and only take a few days, less than a week.

All we'd need is for the Yellowstone caldera to blow it's top. It's long overdue to erupt and it's a super-volcano so a super-eruption from Yellowstone could be apocalyptic for vast regions of North America. Canada's population could double or possibly triple within a week with temporary disaster refugees from the very immediate south whose homes lie in the direct path of heavy ash-fall and toxic gases. Millions of American people would only be able to head north or to the south west to get away from it. Parts of southern and eastern Canada would get some of that ash-fall too.

So it could happen. Where would we put an additional 35 - 50 million disaster refugees who arrive en masse within a week?

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I would leave these extremely hypothetical questions for Earth Scientists to answer. Overdue in geologic terms isn't exactly analogous to overdue homework. You'll get all kinds of different responses in regards to 'when' and 'what if' when you look into Yellowstone, it's better to not add anything more to the confusion.
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Old 10-05-2016, 04:44 AM
 
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. Where would we put an additional 35 - 50 million disaster refugees who arrive en masse within a week?

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Canada doesnt have the infrastructure to support such numbers of refugees,most of them and by default Canadians would starve to death along with the total destruction of the Canadian society.
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