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Population: Evidence and Canada

population: There's growing evidence that ramping up the number of newcomers we accept from around the world is one of the best ways for Canada to meet the challenges of a falling birthrate and aging population, according to Toronto Star. This goes against a fair amount of conventional wisdom, which warns that more immigrants will make it harder for Canadians to find jobs. He should be bold. And for politicians it raises fears of a populist backlash against allowing more newcomers with different cultures and values. And the evidence is mounting that Canada needs more people, not fewer, if it is to maintain robust economic growth and soften the impact of our aging population. The government must manage these concerns, but it should follow the evidence when making such big decisions that will have effects far into the future. ( As reported in the news.