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Population Growth: Government and Population

population growth: My government has set ambitious targets for near and long-term population growth, the government said in its throne speech, read by Lt.-Gov, according to Toronto Star. Antoinette Perry Tuesday as she opened the fall session of the legislature. The Island's population topped 152,000 this year, and the government has set the goal of reaching 160,000 by 2022. Read more They can't fill the jobs' New Brunswick adds new cabinet portfolio on population growth In the coming year, my government will take further steps to maximize retention rates for new immigrants. Nationally, growth was 1.2 per cent. Article Continued Below According to Statistics Canada, the population of P.E.I. grew 1.7 per cent between July 2016 to July 2017. ( As reported in the news.