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.
Does automation anxiety push Canadians to populism?
Who is fearful of automation and what do they want politicians to do about it? This paper finds a correlation between Canadians’ fear of job losses from automation and populist and nativist views—but also that Canadians favour traditional government policy approaches to job disruption, such as retraining, more than radical measures such as reducing immigration.
DDP Research Memo #1
This is the first of a series of DDP Research Memos that map the media ecosystem in the run-up to and during Canada's October 2019 federal election. This memo provides an initial snapshot of the Canadian political media ecosystem.
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.
Look closer at the North's issues, Canada. They're yours too
Is Canada squandering its Arctic advantage? This series of four experts' views on climate, resources, sovereignty and reconciliation show that the North's issues are Canada's issues, too.
Announcing our 2019 Peter Lougheed Award honourees
On Nov. 13, join us at our Western Dinner in Calgary to honour Elizabeth Cannon, Stockwell Day, Dawn Farrell & Dave Mowat. Tickets are on sale now.
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.
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