Population crisis? What population crisis?

Last year, Canada admitted an estimated 260,000 immigrants, up from 235,000 in the previous year. Since 1990, nearly four million new Canadians have arrived, a staggering 12.5% of our total population.

-National Post editorial today.

Someone should give some thought to why New Brunswick’s immigrant numbers were three times higher in the early 1970s than they are today while at the same time Canada’s immigrant levels are at record highs.