Alberta recession not stopping Canadians from moving to the province
Between April and June, more than 31,000 people came to Alberta from other provinces, said Hirsch, citing Statistics Canada numbers released Tuesday. About 23,000 packed up and left for greener pastures elsewhere in Canada during the same period, leaving a net gain of 8,264 new Albertans. That number outpaced the average quarterly gain of 7,000 over the past five years, said Hirsch.
“The fact that Alberta is still gaining thousands of net interprovincial migrants presents a bit of a puzzle,” Hirsch wrote in a commentary.
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