It is well known in the K-blogosphere that Korea has a low birthrate and that could spell trouble for seniors in a few years if there aren’t enough productive Koreans paying taxes.
to increase the birthrate, Korea has, among other things, outlawed abortions. I guess this will work but Quebec seems to have some more positive ideas.
Quebec is offering cheap day care, paternity leave and financial assistance for in-vitro fertilization. Whether the province can afford these benefits remains to be seen. CBC link, MP3s can be downloaded: part 1, part 2.