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PPF Atlantic Summit 2018

The Public Policy Forum’s 2018 Atlantic Summit is the first major initiative in a 3-year project. From 2018-2020 we will conduct research, engage communities and decision makers, and work to support the momentum building behind the Atlantic Growth Strategy. The focus of our first year has been on demographics and the role of immigration as one approach to attract, and keep, the talented people who make Atlantic Canada home.

Date: Thursday May 24, 2018


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


The People Imperative: Strategies to Grow Population and Prosperity in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is taking action to rebuild its aging and slow-growing population: The region needs to attract - and keep - more newcomers.

Date: Sunday March 18, 2018


Revitalizing Atlantic Canada: immigration and the labour market

...even shrinks, where should efforts to reinvigorate the area be focused? And how is immigration part of the long-term solution? While some areas – Halifax and Moncton, for instance –...

Date: Monday March 12, 2018


PPF conference in Fredericton focuses on immigration; Atlantic Dinner features first Frank McKenna Awards

...Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna and ACOA President Francis McGuire, will gather in Fredericton on March 21 to confront the challenges of immigration and immigrant retention at the Public Policy Forum’s...

Date: Monday March 19, 2018


Former N.B. premier says future of Atlantic Canada reliant on immigration

“I don’t think it’s overly dramatic to say the future of Atlantic Canada is at stake,” former N.B. Premier Frank McKenna told the crowd of business leaders and academics at PPF's Atlantic Summit in Fredericton. His concern over the dwindling population of the region is buoyed by optimism about recent action taken by the four provinces and the federal government.

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018


TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...immigration 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...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016


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

...VIDEO: Diversity, talent, immigration and picking winners are all keys to a better innovation culture in Canada, minister says Notable quotes Talent “should be our number one focus.”Bains called...

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...

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


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

...gap 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...

Date: Friday December 16, 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,...

Date: Friday November 10, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...scale-ups to global tech firms from average innovation intensity to high innovation production from declining labour force growth to increased immigration, top global talent Environmental rebalancing to carbon tax, cap-and-trade,...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


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