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...Immigration is crucial for talent acquisition and a central driver in economic growth. Canada will fall further behind in the global economic pecking order unless it boosts its immigration levels....

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

One-on-One: Navdeep Bains and John Manley on innovation

The government needs to “change the conversation” and do a better job at explaining how immigration creates jobs, rather than takes them away, he said. Bains said immigration success stories...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

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

The Canada brand has never been hotter, but the immigration question brings with it complexities ranging from language obstacles and the provision of sufficient housing, to ensuring we’re equipping our...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Bringing Innovation to Life: Innovation-Based Growth In Canadian Life Sciences

Canada’s economic future will be driven by globally competitive companies working at the forefront of knowledge and technology. These companies are built on innovation and skills, cornerstones of economic growth and prosperity. Canada enjoys significant advantages in these areas, but must not be complacent as countries around the world are driving their own economic growth through significant investments in research, innovation and skills.

Date: Wednesday January 3, 2018

Kelly Toughill

is also the founder of Polestar Immigration Research, a media and consulting company that provides quality news, analysis and information about Canadian immigration to a range of stakeholders and institutions....

Date: Tuesday December 11, 2018

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

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

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...for ICT broadly and IoT specifically. Governments and the private sector must pay close attention to both immigration and departures for opportunities in other countries. For the former, this includes...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Migrants find jobs, prosperity — if they stay in region

Immigrants who stay in Atlantic Canada have higher employment levels, higher wages and face less discrimination than immigrants to other parts of Canada, yet the region struggles to attract newcomers and has the lowest retention rates in Canada.

Date: Wednesday May 2, 2018

China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...lowest in G-7 Productivity-enhancing levers Focussing on innovation: building innovation superclusters; creating world class technology hubs; focus on entrepreneurship; financing for scaling-up start-ups. Attracting top global talent: increasing immigration and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Project Evaluation Executive Summary (January – March, 2018) meet and converse with new people on the topic of immigration. A shared request was for more members of the private sector to be included in future conferences, and...

Date: Thursday July 19, 2018

Developing Canada’s Digital-Ready Public Service

Canada’s public service has charted an ambitious information management and technology strategy, and talent is one of its pillars. Finding innovative approaches to attracting, developing, and retaining the best and brightest requires rethinking many traditional assumptions and harnessing new approaches. What can be done to attract a skilled and diverse workforce?

Date: Friday March 8, 2019

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...and implementing core recommendations (on innovation, infrastructure development, broadening trade agreements in Asia, immigration and a FutureSkills Lab). Using the Advisory Council’s report as a starting point for discussion, the...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

At the Canada Growth Summit, business and government leaders identify innovation, investment, infrastructure, immigration — and inclusion—as keys to success. Tom Jenkins sets up the day and later summarizes it...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Marta Morgan

Marta Morgan is Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and previously served as Associate Deputy Minister of Finance. Before her appointment, she was Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, and...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

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