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Atlantic: Atlantic Canada

atlantic: The factors that transformed the mother of two from an Israeli with itchy feet to a dedicated Atlantic Canadian are the focus of intense study in this part of the world as policy makers, employers and academics puzzle over how to boost immigration to help the regional economy, according to The Chronicle Herald. Immigrants who stay in Atlantic Canada have higher employment levels, higher wages and face less discrimination than immigrants to other parts of Canada, yet the region struggles to attract newcomers and has the lowest retention rates in Canada. Now, she wouldn't leave for anything. Atlantic Canada is engaged in a radical experiment in population management that has profound implications not just for this region, but for the country as a whole. Francis McGuire, president of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, points out that there are more than 20,000 jobs unfilled in the region. The demographic bomb that threatens Canada is set to go off here first Atlantic Canada has Canada's lowest birth rate, highest median age and often sends more residents to other parts of Canada than it takes in. ( As reported in the news.