Demographics Part 2: The Canadian Treadmill…Stops

by Peter Zeihan on December 28, 2022

For decades, the Canadian system has been the world’s most friendly to would-be immigrants. But just because the model has worked does not mean it will always work.

Rising trends in national disintegration in the late globalization age haven’t so much swamped the Canadian system, but instead changed the nature of its inward migrants. Increasingly, foreigners have stopped looking to live in Canada, but simply want their money to reside there. That works to a point. That point raises the cost of living in Canada to beyond that of most Canadians, and now Canada is having to at least partially close the door…

…just as Canada needs a fundamentally new social model.

Categories: Demographics

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