The most valuable resource in any community is its people. Over the last quarter century, Manitoba has generously supplied this resource to other provinces, with most of those years showing a net out migration, often of the youngest and brightest.
The population of the Earth now numbers more than 6 billion. That’s a lot of people. This fact reminds us of the Malthusian population curve, the exponential line where the planet’s resources cannot meet the needs of an exploding populace. Despite the worries of doomcasters, this curve is simply bad history.