Julien Bonin

Diversify, Innovate, Invest, and Grow: Population Change by Northern Ontario District 2001-2013

March 25, 2015 | Julien Bonin

By examining the trends in population throughout the 11 census districts in Northern Ontario from 2001 to 2013, this report and video podcast reveals the close relationship between Northern Ontario’s overall declining population and the struggling primary industry sector. Diversify, Innovate, Invest…and Grow highlights that growth occurred in more diversified economies where there were early efforts at innovation in primary industries, investment in major infrastructure, and higher birth rates among Aboriginal populations.

 

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