Join us for the 2019 Western Dinner & Peter Lougheed Awards in Calgary
Congratulations to Elizabeth Cannon, Stockwell Day, Dawn Farrell and Dave Mowat. Join us to celebrate them on Nov. 13. Tables and tickets are on sale now. Prior to the dinner, join us as we host a panel discussing the future of work in the transitioning energy economy: what do we need to do to support people in work as Canada’s energy needs and energy sector jobs change?
Online Culture Shift: Safer Platforms for Women in Politics
Women engaged in political life benefit from using social media. But characteristics of these platforms—specifically ease of communication, high volume of interactions, and anonymity—can lead to negative outcomes including cyber-harassment and the spread of misinformation, disinformation and harmful gender tropes. This report offers short-term, medium-term and long-term policy considerations for tackling cyber-harassment of women in politics.
Digital Democracy Project: The second research memo is out
Over our first two reports, two clear electoral issues are emerging: climate change (for Liberals and the left-leaning parties) and ethics (for the Conservatives). But while public support for emissions reduction is high, there is little consensus on what policies should be used to get us there.
A New North Star: Canadian Competitiveness in an Intangibles Economy
Rapid and far-reaching changes to the global economy, driven by technology, demographics and geopolitics, are forcing us to rethink some of the core assumptions of what makes a nation competitive or not. Robert Asselin and Sean Speer offer a bi-partisan strategy for what Canada can do in a data-driven 'intangibles' economy.
Immigrant entrepreneurs: Highly desired, hard to attract
In the fifth edition of our Atlantic Immigration & Revitalization Newsletter, Kelly Toughill looks at what Atlantic Canada is doing to attract newcomers who will start or take over businesses, create jobs and build the economy. Successful immigrant entrepreneurs share their lessons learned and give advice to fellow and future entrepreneurs.
Attracting newcomers beyond Canada's big cities
How can small communities and rural areas in Canada attract and retain newcomers, most of whom prefer to settle in a few large metropolitan areas? This report examines the experiences of five communities that have looked to immigration to help reverse declining populations and boost economic prospects, and proposes short and long-term solutions.
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Since 2003, Action Canada has successfully organized a national fellowship program that emphasizes leadership development and citizenship engagement. It brings together diverse Canadians from across the country to engage in timely, topical and strategic policy issues affecting our country.
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