New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant answers a question at a meeting of the Atlantic premiers Wednesday in Fredericton. (Photo: James West/CP)They're also hopeful that promised infrastructure funding in the next federal budget will kick-start new projects and attract younger workers. Canada is aging as a whole but the Atlantic region is greying faster than the rest of the country. Economists have warned of worsening consequences over the next decade if the region can't replenish labour forces through new investments and immigration.
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