The latest from the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training

Immigrants as permanent residents

Mara Mallory

Posted: November 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Evidence-based Policy, Economics, Population Research, Labour Markets

It’s easy to track how many immigrants are accepted into a province as permanent residents through immigration programs. It is much harder to keep track of what happens after they arrive. Many New Brunswickers are counting on immigration to help alleviate the economic and social challenges we face as a result of NB’s demographic challenges. For New Brunswick to fully benefit from...

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Projected New Brunswick population in 2036

Mara Mallory

Posted: November 5, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Evidence-based Policy, Population Research

In 2017, we published one of the first in-depth examinations of how New Brunswick’s population is expected to change over the coming decades, both in terms of geographic distribution and numbers. Principal researcher Dr. Paul Peters, now at Carleton University, was a researcher with the New Brunswick Institute for Data, Research and Training at the University of New Brunswick when he and...

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NB poised to be research leader

Mara Mallory

Posted: June 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Datasets, Media, Team News

With the passage of Bill 29 during the most recent sitting of the Legislature, New Brunswick is now positioned to be one of the leading jurisdictions for health and population research in the country, says one of Canada’s leading data researchers. Dr. Ted McDonald, the founder of the New Brunswick Institute for Data, Research and Training (NB-IRDT) and the Atlantic Canada StatsCan...

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