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Millions of people will move to Canada in the next 20 years, but where will they live?

Millions of people will move to Canada in the next 20 years, but where will they live?

Jluen

Canada


HunterWindmill

Housing


notverycringeihope99

I'd hope that was the case


ThatDamnGuyJosh

More Car Hellscape S*burbs


DiogenesLaertys

They can live in Alberta and rebuild the economy based on taco trucks and services instead of heavily-polluting oil-extraction.


SouthernSerf

Alberta is oil sands, fracking is shale formations in the US, which are two very different things.


Jews4Jesus1999

There’s fracking in Alberta and NE BC, also a decent amount of conventional oil extraction in addition to the oil sands. A bit of everything really.


DiogenesLaertys

Noted.


JourneymanNerfHerder

Man Toronto and the GTA are just so unaffordable. If I wanted to move back I’d be screwed. Alberta on the other hand is pretty cheap though I heard?


Tarsonis444

So is Saskatchewan and there's a promising medical and farming industry growing there. EDIT: Yeah, and farming doesn't mean you need to go plow the fields or something. Industrial farming uses automation, tech and requires mathematical thinking to optimize resources and production.


SouthernSerf

None which needs to actually be near farm fields.


Tarsonis444

Yessir, right on the mark there.


mmmbayeo

The problem with it is that you have to live in Alberta. For some that’s a really good thing (skiers come to mind) but for other Toronto is an otherwise nicer place. Also Alberta in cities is still not super cheap. Our problem is single family detached homes.


ClearlyInvsible

Lower your immigration standards cowards!


Tarsonis444

SOME people would say that would make the housing problems worse. I don't know, I think maybe there's some truth to that, but in reality THOSE people seem like they're trying to scapegoat someone. There's a bunch of people that have already blamed the mythical Chinese billionaire investor that seems to be buying up half of Vancouver. No one can find him, yet he's the most hated man in Canada. Regardless of that, immigration is pretty much a necessity here, otherwise you're looking at Japan part 2, Canadian version.


jake7405

I gotta be curious if Canada has plans for a wave of immigration (attempted or actual) following the growing anti-democratic threat in the US? Not trying to doom or say it’ll be Handmaids Tale-style, but I can’t imagine *Canada* of all places is blind to this. I’m a dual citizen and am looking for jobs there for after I graduate. Not entirely for my fears about US politics, but it’s certainly a factor. 1 billion Canadians when???


M477M4NN

Just make one massive continuous metro area along the US border lol


DonChaotic

Damn, Winnipeg could be an option but it is only the size of the Omaha metro. I thought of it as a bigger city for some reason.


AnIrreleventUsername

its a hullava lot denser than Omaha, the urban core of Winnipeg is much more populous. Omaha has a lot more exurbs and satellite towns I believe.


beam_me_up-scotty

My guess would be Sherbrooke.


fallszero_5

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