Alberta is Coming On Like Gangbusters - Economic Update Video by Alex Carrick

January 17, 2014

In the latest population numbers from Statistics Canada, Alberta is coming on like gangbusters.

The country as a whole added 400,000 in the last 12 months, and Alberta was the province with the largest share of that total: one-third. This number set a new record, both in terms of net interprovincial migration and immigrant arrivals.

The year-over-year increase in Canada’s population was +1.2%. Alberta increased three times as fast, +3.5%. Saskatchewan took second place with +1.9%.

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