NB attributes record population growth mainly to immigration
New Brunswick's population is on the upswing according to recent figures from Statistics Canada.
The province saw its population reach a record 776,827 on July 1st, the largest increase in a year in nearly three decades.
That's an increase of 5,906 over the previous year.
New Brunswick's Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour tells CBC the increase in mainly due to immigration and Ottawa's Atlantic Immigration Pilot project.
(with files from CBC)