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Alberta grows as BC slows

How is this possible?

British Columbia, the province formerly known as the best place on earth is forecast to have a sluggish economy for the rest of the year, while Alberta is growing at a ridiculous rate with astronomical population growth.

Have you ever been to Alberta?

I haven’t, but I hear its just full of oil and cattle and cowboys.

Why are they growing while Beautiful British Columbia is mired with a sluggish economy?!

More than 10,500 moved here from outside Canada in the second quarter, making Alberta the third most popular choice for immigrants to Canada, behind Ontario and Quebec.

“It used to be that people came to Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, and now they also come to Calgary and Edmonton,” White said. “So we are seeing a permanent change in that trend.”

Read the full article here.