A bout of self-loathing

New Brunswick can’t get a break. Not only are we not attracting immigrants – we continue to export more of our people than we import from the rest of Canada. By contrast, our friends in Alberta are attracting more immigrants and people from other parts of Canada than ever before.

And now, to top it off, the latest statistics show that New Brunswickers are having 34% less babies than our counterparts in Alberta.

I was kind of hoping that they would be so busy spending all that wealth that they would not have time for kids and that New Brunswickers would have a tidal wave of new babies that would eventually become a generation of leaders that would creep up on Alberta just when their oil/gas runs out and……

Oops. My mind was wandering again.

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