By Douglas Todd
New immigrantsto Canada are much more likely to have babies than their native-born counterparts.
Immigrant women who have spent five (5) years in Canada “have almost TWICE as many children of preschool age (as) the average Canadian-born woman,” according to an extensive study by two noted economists.
There are major birthrate differences, depending on newcomers’ country of origin: The [immigrant] women who have the highest birthrates tend to be from Africa, Pakistan and India.
The study by Ferrer and Adsera – which explores how childbirth rates affect a family’s “economic assimilation” and other aspects of integration – aims to help governments and…
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