Economy, Trade & Jobs

In an increasingly uncertain world, our economy has been doing well compared to many other countries. But the middle-class has been losing ground and inequality continues to grow. Young people must be able to step into the workforce; trade needs to be diversified. Overall, Canada's economy needs a retool to ensure a better future for its citizens. How to attain these objectives?

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Parliamentary Committee on Poverty Reduction

By Terrance Hunsley

HUMA – the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development, and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, (the name rolls right off the tongue, doesn’t it.) has spent a year hearing from Canadian experts, social advoca …

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2017 Budget: What’s new?

By Andrew Cardozo

There’s more to the stay-the-course budget than suggested First published in the Hill Times Monday, April 3, 2017 Depending which part of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget you focus on, it was any of those things and more. The Hill Times photograp …

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NEW REPORT: Poverty Reduction Roundtable with Minister Jean-Yves Duclos

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2017 Report of The Pearson Centre Roundtable on Poverty Reduction By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre Hosted by the Somerset West Community Health Centre, Ottawa December 8, 2016 ______________________________________________________ …

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A Cdn Research Council on Social, Cultural & Econ Health

By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre

We could take a lesson from the health system. Over the past four decades, the federal government, with provincial involvement, has invested in health research, health information systems, performance evaluation and innovation. Those investments are pa …

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National Goal for Poverty Reduction (Terrance Hunsley)

By Terrance Hunsley

The Government of Canada discussion paper, Towards a Poverty Reduction Strategy, asks for suggestions on how the federal government can better align its poverty reduction efforts with those of provinces, territories, municipalities and communities. It …

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NEW REPORT: Poverty Reduction Roundtable with Minister Jean-Yves Duclos

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March 28, 2017 Report of The Pearson Centre Roundtable on Poverty Reduction By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre Hosted by the Somerset West Community Health Centre, Ottawa December 8, 2016 ____________________________________________ …

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Canada-India according to the High Commissioners (Oct. 20)

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(Picture: David Lametti, MP; High Commissioner Nadir Patel; High Commissioner Vishnu Prakash; Andrew Cardozo; Sandra Pupatello) PROGRAM (Report to be posted shortly) “Roundtable with the High Commissioners” on Canada-India Relations and Trade Keynote s …

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Infrastructure & #Econ4Tmro: SOHI, IVESON; Edm Nov10

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AEG & The Pearson Centre Present: Luncheon with Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Panel conversation to follow. Infrastructure and the Economy for Tomorrow In partnership with The Pearson Centre, the Alberta Enterpris …

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REPORT: Carr, McKenna, etc: Energy & #Econ4Tmro, CGY

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In partnership with The Pearson Centre, the Calgary Chamber of Commerce hosted Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, for a dynamic discussion on how our innovation and infrastructure c …

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Innovation across North America; June 28, Ottawa

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___________________________________________________________________________________________________ CONTENTS: – Program (English and French) – Summary Report – BIO Info on the speakers – Resources on Innovation across North America ____________________ …

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