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Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...nature of the Chinese economy including its close links with the Communist Party, corruption, the absence of Western-style corporate organization and governance, the dominant role of state-owned enterprises, their inherently...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


APIs in Government

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) could dramatically improve the way governments deliver services and data to citizens while protecting governments from the risks associated with government-led digital projects. This report examines what was learned through two Government of Canada API projects, and how to build on their successes.

Date: Wednesday June 5, 2019


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Summary report: Open policy-making in a digital age

...session explored the topic through a mix of keynote and panel presentations drawing on perspectives from all sectors of the economy — public, private, NGO and academia — from Canada,...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...congested and polluted cities livable; convert its economy from export-led to consumer-based; build trust in its food and banking systems; and provide social and health security to aging parents of...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Atlantic Newsletter #5: Immigrant entrepreneurs

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.

Date: Wednesday July 24, 2019


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

...this is a risk for the Chinese economy, there are risks that these giant SOEs could distort global markets through their inefficiencies, hurting the potential for growth worldwide as they...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


AUDIO | Edward Greenspon talks China with Danielle Smith

can’t ignore it: China is already our second-biggest trading partner, it has the world’s second-largest economy, and it’s growing even faster than the United States’ economy. And Canada needs to...

Date: Thursday July 6, 2017


Portable Benefits: Protecting People in the New World of Work

In a fast-changing economy characterized by part-time work, gigs, frequent changes of employers and reskilling, Canada should consider creating a nimble benefits and pension system that is tied to the worker rather than the employer and ensures ease of access, portability, coverage and generosity.

Date: Wednesday January 16, 2019


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...A lack of education opportunities, combined with poor digital infrastructure, means that many Canadians don’t have an equal opportunity to pursue specialized skills and contribute fully to the economy and...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016


Immigrant entrepreneurs: Highly desired, hard to attract

Atlantic Canada is competing globally to attract newcomers to start or take over businesses, create jobs and build the economy. It’s obvious why governments want to recruit them, but it’s surprisingly hard to do.

Date: Monday July 22, 2019


Canada’s Airports: Advancing our Prosperity and Trade Agenda

As a geographically large nation where one in five jobs are related to exports, the Canadian economy depends upon the safe and efficient movement of merchandise and people, both domestically...

Date: Wednesday January 28, 2015


Refugees stay put more than other newcomers do – but why?

Access to more settlement services, easier family reunification and safety are among the myriad reasons refugees tend to stay where they settle in the Maritimes, writes Kelly Toughill

Date: Monday March 4, 2019


Opinion: Provinces should be able to nominate siblings and cousins of newcomers

Our immigration system pits family reunification against Canada’s economic needs. That’s short-sighted and counterproductive, argues Kelly Toughill

Date: Monday March 4, 2019


Discussion paper: Open policy making in a digital age

...and slowly became independent organizations that supplement the work of the local government through a sustainable business model that provides high- quality jobs in the local economy and affordable, effective...

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017


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