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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

Elizabeth Dubois

Critic, advocate and academic Elizabeth Dubois can be found researching the triad of digital media, influence and politics as an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. A graduate of...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

Does serious journalism have a future in Canada?

We all know the news media is in trouble in the digital age. The problem is more one of supply – who will deliver journalism and earn the most money...

Date: Thursday March 3, 2016

Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada

Transparent and Level: Modernizing Political Financing in Canada makes eight recommendations aiming to strengthen political finance regulations in Canada. It follows a literature review and a roundtable discussion on political financing on October 11, 2017 that was co-convened with Elections Canada. The day was divided into three discussions focused on the following themes: public and private financing, transparency and campaign spending.

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Job Posting: Vice-President of Policy key PPF initiatives. Represent PPF at external events and in media, as appropriate; Look for opportunities for PPF to participate in conferences, presentations, and/or briefings on priority and timely...

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018

PPF Members

...Become a PPF member Associations Assembly of First Nations Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Canadian Bankers Association Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. Canadian Media...

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Ottawa opens door to charitable status for news organizations

The Globe and Mail The federal government says it is open to granting charitable status to media companies, which would allow them to receive tax-deductible donations to support investigative and...

Date: Wednesday February 28, 2018

‘Band-Aid solution’: Ottawa sets aside $50 million to support local journalism

...internet giants such as Google and Facebook. “That’s a bit of a Band-Aid solution,” said John Hinds, the CEO of News Media Canada, who fears it may be too little,...

Date: Wednesday February 28, 2018

Emilie Potvin

...emerging markets. Previous, she served as Vice President, Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce where she responsible for overseeing all external communications, media relations and...

Date: Thursday November 30, 2017

PANEL 3—Established companies must ‘disrupt ourselves’ to be innovative and stay ahead

...Canada. A surplus of global supply meant a price crash and the quick outflow of capital, she said. In addition, new technology like social media has allowed global attention to...

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016

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

The Promise and Pitfalls of the Internet of Things in Canada

...5. Modernize Education Through Industry Partnerships These are explored in full at the end of this report. Introduction While fitness trackers and autonomous cars have dominated the media and generated...

Date: Friday December 16, 2016

Kelly Toughill 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

Keeping international students in Atlantic Canada: EduNova’s big experiment

Why don’t a quality education, strong language skills and an open work permit guarantee success in Atlantic Canada? Fewer international graduates stay in this region after graduation than any other. Students and their advocates tell KELLY TOUGHILL what can be done to counter the trend.

Date: Monday April 15, 2019

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