“It’s possible to make every job a good job, we just decide not to”: Lessons from the film industry for the gig economy
Issues in Action | Brave New WorkThursday June 10, 2021
A small influx of foreign workers has sparked sharp reactions in Chipman, New Brunswick. Many see the newcomers as potential saviours of a town headed toward extinction. Others see them as competitors for local jobs. In between, a handful of immigrant families are trying to figure out how to feel at home. Solving the challenges of immigration in small communities may be key to the future prosperity of rural Atlantic Canada. Read more
The Acadian shore of Nova Scotia is one of many rural areas of Atlantic Canada betting its future on immigration. But even French-speaking newcomers aren’t a solution to preserving the area’s Francophone heart. Read more
If Atlantic Canadians are serious about boosting immigration and making newcomers feel welcome, writes Kelly Toughill, we need to find a way to have real conversations about regional culture and the come-from-away phenomenon. Read more
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