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A look at just how many people left Ontario and the Prairies for the East and West coasts

Inter-provincial moves happened in the highest numbers in a second quarter since 1972

Between April and June of this year, 123,482 people moved to another province or territory—the highest number in a second quarter since 1972, reports Statistics Canada.

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Middling ground

The big losers were Ontario (-11,857) and Alberta (-5,447), followed by Manitoba (-3,613) and Saskatchewan (-3,362).

Ocean views

B.C. (+15,290), Nova Scotia (+4,678), New Brunswick (+2,145) and P.E.I. (+869) welcomed the most newcomers.