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Mill town’s struggle reveals rural areas’ unique immigration challenges

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. The challenges of immigration in small communities are different than in cities, both for newcomers and for local residents. Solving them may be key to the future prosperity of rural Atlantic Canada.

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...human rights. Canada is in its historical comfort zone when reaching south to the United States or across the Atlantic to Europe. Our Pacific window to Asia has engendered more...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...to Canada. First, the Chinese government and linked individuals have been known to intimidate individuals and (particularly expat) communities in Canada. There have been allegations that the Chinese government has...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Changes to Atlantic Immigration Pilot praised, but more are needed

Revealing the list of employers authorized to bring immigrants to Canada through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot is an important first step in combating immigration fraud.

Date: Tuesday December 11, 2018


The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018


Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...ties with China, 71 percent worry about Canada being affected by economic volatility in China and 64 percent worried that Canada will become more vulnerable to economic and political pressures...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

of the issue: In 2011, Finance Canada, Treasury Board Secretariat and Defence Research and Development Canada — organizations central to the federal government’s economic, organizational and defence operations — were...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


PPF and Action Canada introduce the 2018-2019 Fellows

Canada Fellow and Chair of Action Canada’s Board of Directors. “This year’s cohort of Action Canada Fellows boldly continues that tradition of building leadership for Canada’s future. We are excited...

Date: Friday June 8, 2018


Revitalizing Atlantic Canada: immigration and the labour market

with an interest in the long-term success of Atlantic Canada: senior leaders at IRCC and ISED in Ottawa, the Council of Atlantic Premiers Secretariat, business leaders from Atlantic Canada, ACOA,...

Date: Monday March 12, 2018


Diversification not Dependence: A Made-in-Canada China Strategy

Canada can truly diversify its trade and break its dependence on a single partner by pursuing a strategy built on sectoral trade agreements with China. 

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018


Conference Recap: PPF Atlantic Summit

The summit, which attracted hundreds from around Atlantic Canada, kicked off PPF’s three-year policy research project on Atlantic revitalization, with a special focus on newcomer retention.

Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018


Bringing New Voices to the Table: Re-thinking On-reserve Housing in Canada

...must be engaged, along with elected leaders, to work together on resolving the unacceptable and distressing on-reserve housing situation in Canada. Overview In July 2016, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada...

Date: Monday February 27, 2017


Opinion: The danger of over-selling the Canadian dream to international students

Canada is becoming dependent on the economic stimulus of international students, writes KELLY TOUGHILL, but are we promising more than we can deliver? Many international students will face difficulties adjusting to Canadian academic systems, finding work, making friends and securing permanent resident status.

Date: Monday April 15, 2019


Immigrants aren’t job killers, they’re job creators — and they want to come to Canada

on Thursday. “We have a historic opportunity; I believe that Canada’s brand has never been stronger. People want to come to Canada. But we have work to do … population...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


PPF and Action Canada introduce the 2019/2020 Fellows

The 16 new Fellows from across Canada will be focusing on the Future of Work.

Date: Friday May 31, 2019


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