Managing Precarious Work: Three Canadian Models for Rebalancing Bargaining Power in the Future of Work
Hear the expression “precarious employment” or the “gig economy” and you’ll almost certainly think of the Uber driver who took you to the airport last week. However, precarious employment dates back much further. This report examines three more entrenched models—construction workers, those in film and theatre, and those in academia—for recommendations governments can use to address the growing challenge of gig work.
WATCH | Premier Jason Kenney: Three forms of reconciliation Alberta's provincial government is working toward
At the 2019 Peter Lougheed Awards Dinner, Premier of Alberta Jason Kenney explored three forms of reconciliation for Alberta's provincial government: with Alberta’s Indigenous people, of energy growth and environmental stewardship, and of the provincial and federal fields within Canadian Confederation.
People-Centric Economic Development: Lessons on International Student Retention from Atlantic Canada
The economic fortunes of rural Canada depend on attracting human capital and while international students are highly skilled & qualified candidates for settlement, they don't often stick around. PPF Fellow Sean Speer identifies lessons from two promising programs in Atlantic Canada which seem to be convincing students to settle, against the odds.
WATCH | Stuck in the Corner: The U.S.-China strategic rivalry and how Canada plays it
Dr. Graham Allison, one-time Assistant Secretary of Defense and founding dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, joined POLITICO's Luiza Savage, Ottawa University's Pascale Massot and Sen. Peter Harder to decipher the most important relationships of our time - the U.S. and China - and how Canada can play it.
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