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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Solving NB's Population Bomb

How do we keep the youth here and deal with the exploding senior population?

It's a huge question and the Provincial Growth Secretariat wants your ideas on how to fix it.

Over the last twenty years,  50,000 youth between the ages of 15 and 34 have left the province combined with 40,000 New Brunswickers turning 65.

Lisa Hrabluk of tells CHSJ News we need to examine if it easy enough to accomplish what you need to do here.

She says we definitely need a more diversified economy adding the Energy East pipeline will create a lot of jobs but they are a very specific type of job.

To learn more about the issue and find a link to share your ideas, click