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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

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...collaboration; 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,...

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...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Project Evaluation Executive Summary (January – March, 2018)

...them to 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,...

Date: Thursday July 19, 2018

Growth Summit II: Five Takeaways

...Goodman 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...

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017

PPF Names Award for Frank McKenna

OTTAWA, NOV. 21, 2017 -– The Public Policy Forum is pleased to announce that it has named its annual award for outstanding contributions to public policy by Atlantic Canadians in honour of Frank McKenna, one of the region’s most accomplished leaders. The Frank McKenna Award for Leadership in Public Policy will be presented to individuals who have...

Date: Friday November 24, 2017

Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...our immigration and a big part of our people-to-people links. // For the most part, the fact of these students coming to Canada is very much a success. Where it...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Video: Watch all the panels and speakers at Growth Summit II

...Naheed Nenshi, Mayor, City of Calgary Tamara Vrooman, President & CEO, Vancity Population and Prosperity Panel Featuring moderator Marta Morgan, Deputy Minister Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the following...

Date: Friday April 28, 2017

Canada strives to position itself as an agri-food powerhouse increase in workforce participation and a boost in immigration — in particular, the low-skilled temporary foreign workers who will take the jobs at agri-food outfits like abbatoirs and mushroom...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017

Event Recap: PPF Atlantic Dinner & Frank McKenna Awards

Atlantic Canadian leaders honoured with tributes, tales and humour “It’s enormously humbling to have an award like this named after me,” said Frank McKenna. “Usually, they wait ’til you’re dead, and I guess PPF got tired of waiting.”

Date: Thursday March 29, 2018

Our Honourees: Celebrating 150 Years of Canadians at Home and Abroad

...has manifested itself in our immigration policy throughout our history is something that helps define us as Canadians. Q: The Habs, the Leafs or the Sens — or none of...

Date: Monday April 17, 2017

The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-Based Sport

This report summarizes what we heard during five roundtables held through spring 2018 and which explored actions and policies aimed at ensuring values-based sport is an intentional and fundamental part of the Canadian sport system, from playground to podium.

Date: Wednesday August 8, 2018

Canada Growth Summit: The key recommendations

...Attract and retain skilled talent by creating a more responsive immigration system. • Expand the contributions of Indigenous peoples through education and partnerships.• Build a competitive workforce by adopting a...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

QUOTES | ‘If you’re not involved you’re just screaming into the wind’

...approach to agriculture and its abundant resources can give it an edge when competing globally, Barton said. ‘We should be a magnet for talent.’ Canada should look to its immigration...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

DOMINIC BARTON | Canada has a historic opportunity to thrive, but faces hard choices

...the Canadian telecom market. He said the country’s immigration system may need to be changed to make it easier to bring in business people. And he raised the idea of...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

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