REGINA — Oh baby, things are booming in Saskatchewan.
The birth count in the province hit a 22-year high in 2012. For the first time in nearly a generation, the number of births exceeded 15,000. To date, 15,035 live births have been registered in Saskatchewan, compared to 14,577 in 2011.
Don McMorris, minister responsible for Information Services Corporation, attributed the higher birth rate to an influx of people coming to Saskatchewan.
Last year, 5,212 babies were born in Saskatoon while Regina’s baby count reached 4,100.
Read the complete article from the Regina Leader-Post.