Thursday, December 28, 2006

Alberta's gain Nova Scotia town's loss

Edmonton Journal
In the past six years, nearly half-a-million Canadians have migrated to Alberta from all corners of the country, leaving empty homes and worried communities in their wake.

And nowhere is the impact of the exodus more apparent than in southwest Nova Scotia, where residents of Clare say anywhere from 300 to 800 people -- roughly five per cent of the municipal population -- have gone to Alberta since the spring of 2005.

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