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(Webinar) Ray Bollman’s “Manitoba’s Rural Demography Structure and Trends: An Update”

November 4, 2014

A Rural Development Institute webinar, Ray Bollman (2014) presents: “Manitoba’s Rural Demography Structure and Trends: An Update.”

“…Rural development is getting harder because there are now fewer potential labour market entrants than potential retirees
  • Non-metro has had 40% of Manitoba’s population since 1996
  • Non-metro Manitoba is growing.
  • The sources of population change are:
    • Natural balance = births minus deaths
    • Internal migration (voting with your feed regarding where to live)
    • Immigration: some communities are attracting immigrants
  • Youth migration: How many leave? How many return?
  • 17% of Manitoba’s population reports an Aboriginal Identity
  • From a short-distance society to an industrial society to an open society…”

Full Webinar available in PowerPoint and as full recording.


November 4, 2014
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