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Mon Mar 21, 2022, 07:43 PM

This is why youth say they're leaving Alberta

Report finds many young people think Alberta lacks vibrancy and diversity

A new report says despite rising job vacancies, more young Albertans are choosing to live outside of the province.

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From 2017 to 2021, Alberta's net out-migration of people between 25 and 29 was 1,133 per year, which is only two per cent of that age group. But due to there being fewer youth in the age-group behind them, Alberta had nine per cent fewer 25 to 29-year-olds in 2021 than it did five years prior.

For decades Alberta saw younger people moving to the province, often due to oil booms. But the trend reversed in 2016. In that year, for the first time since 1988, more people between the ages of 15 and 29 moved out of the province than moved in, the report said.

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Despite a growing tech industry, relatively affordable housing, and extensive parks and outdoor activities, the report found many young people think Alberta lacks vibrancy and diversity.

Most of the youth surveyed also negatively associated the province with conservatism and intolerance.

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/youth-migration-calgary-vancouver-toronto-1.6391712

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Response to Spazito (Original post)

Mon Mar 21, 2022, 08:04 PM

1. I dont blame

Anyone in a red area for wanting or moving to a blue area.

I know I would not want to be around,wouldnt be happy or get along with people in a red area.

I know my limits.

I stay the fuck away from the reddist of the red areas.

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Mon Mar 21, 2022, 08:09 PM

2. surprising they don't want to live in all white conservatism.

rather boring I would think.

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Response to Spazito (Original post)

Mon Mar 21, 2022, 08:16 PM

3. They should listen to this.

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