The Canadian Press

2015-03-29 | NB Birth Drop

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According to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, deaths outpaced births in three of the Atlantic Provinces last year. Fazley Siddiq (sid-EEK'), the dean of business at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, says the region is also faced with outmigration. (Small communities are feeling the pinch with the closure of schools, banks and other businesses. Cartwright, Labrador Mayor Dwight Lethbridge says his community is trying to combat a shrinking population by diversifying the economy and creating jobs that will attract more people.)

Date: 2015-03-29
Placeline: SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we have an aging population and most of the migration out of Atlantic Canada most of the migration out of the provinces in Atlantic Canada are really young folks moving out two provinces where the job opportunities are better >>


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