The Context

The Economic Immigration context of New Brunswick

110,000 people are expected to leave the New Brunswick workforce in the next 15 years.

Only 72% of people who move to New Brunswick stay in New Brunswick.

NB needs 150,000 immigrants over the next 20 years

This is the number of people that are required to migrate to NB to support its future economic well being. David Campbell suggests that if NB continues on its current trajectory significant challenges will arise such as schools shutting down and too few taxpayers to support provincial medical services of the elderly.

The declining growth of the labour market can be seen here:

For a deeper look at the context and need for immigration in NB: