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How Atlantic Canada businesses keep their foreign workers

Whether they wear steel-toed boots or ballet slippers, workers from abroad are in high demand in Atlantic Canada. As Kelly Toughill found, successful companies have learned that keeping recruits happy requires more than a paycheque

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018


Canada and the OECD: 50 years of converging interests

...committed to democracy and the market economy in order to provide an open forum and source of expertise to support economic growth and enhanced co-operation. For 50 years Canada has...

Date: Monday December 5, 2011


Canada’s economic future depends on critical choices in the face of disruption

...emerge as a result of pervasive technological disruption. Canada is at a critical period in its history and must make big decisions on how to grow its economy while confronting...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...1. Immigration It’s clear — Canada needs immigrants badly if it’s truly to grow its economy. Low-skilled temporary foreign workers are needed desperately in the agri-food sector as it attempts...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017


Darren Touch

...the creative industries, digital economy and innovation. He has also held positions in the Government of Canada (Natural Resources Canada, Global Affairs Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada and Employment...

Date: Wednesday May 13, 2020


For Acadians, newcomers are economic saviours but linguistic threats

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.

Date: Thursday June 6, 2019


Building a Dynamic Future: The Next Generation of Public Service Talent

...that are able to offer secure employment in an increasingly uncertain economy. Across every region, financial security was an important consideration for young professionals making major life decisions, from purchasing...

Date: Wednesday June 7, 2017


One-on-One: Perry Bellegarde

...that “closing this gap is really in the best interests of Canada.” “Canada’s economy is based on land” Bellegarde tied economic development to Indigenous property, saying “from an Indigenous perspective,...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016


Sustainable Finance Roundtable Series Summary

How can Canada align financial policies and practices to climate change and sustainable development goals? This report summarizes five roundtables hosted by PPF and the Ivey Foundation with experts across Canada.

Date: Thursday January 31, 2019


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


Leading Innovation – Insights from Canadian Regions

...– business spending on R&D, business productivity, ICT and machinery and equipment intensity – Canada is actually falling behind. Set against a rapidly changing global economy, and rising economies in...

Date: Monday March 12, 2012


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...the Internet offer relatively low-cost options for improving services and connecting with end-users. A 2013 report by Cisco projected that the Internet of Everything (IoE) economy is set to create...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 2018


Skills at Speed: Why Canada’s Public Service Should Grow Its Interchange Program to Build Skills and Networks

The public sector should expand its interchange program with the private sector in order to diversify its employees’ networks and skill sets and, in so doing, help the public service face employment challenges and disruptive technologies.

Date: Tuesday January 22, 2019


DDP Research Memo #2: The Climate Change Conundrum

This is the second 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. It focuses on Canadians' perceptions of what is shaping up to be a key election issue: the environment, and especially climate change.

Date: Thursday August 29, 2019


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