A Tale of Two Countries

A Tale of Two Countries

How the Great Demographic Imbalance Is Pulling Canada Apart

Book - 2016
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"With a broad scope deeply anchored in demographics, A Tale of Two Countries focuses on Saillant's powerful argument: that the "twin forces of economic and demographic gravity" spell trouble for eastern Canada, and for the country as a whole, if we don't act now. First we must face a harsh truth: "the contrast is stark between have and have­less provinces and it is about to get starker." The result? Two distinct Canadas: one poorer, older; the other younger, dynamic. While the former struggles to weather the demographic storm, the latter, while maintaining the status quo, will have "little appetite for bailing out the older Canada." Without a significant shift in perspective, Saillant argues, Canada will be a country torn apart"--Amazon.
Publisher: Halifax, NS :, Nimbus Publishing,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781771084475
Branch Call Number: 304.60971 SAI
Characteristics: xxv, 213 pages : charts ; 23 cm

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