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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The Future of Work is Happening Now! What Can We Do About It?

By Terrance Hunsley

Seeking recommendations for action It’s time to change the narrative. “What’s going to happen?” is interesting. But “here’s what we are doing about it” is better. The economy and the world of work are going through disruptive transformation before our …

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Bold Ideas for the FUTURE OF WORK (May 14)

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The Future of Work Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau  We want to invite you to participate in  the launch of a year-long discussion on the Future of Work. May 14, 2019 Get tickets here: https://bit.ly/2DoEXSl Whether it’s rapid technological change, …

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The Future of Work: Who works for Workers in the New World of Work?

By Terrance Hunsley

Who works for Workers in the New World of Work? Surely one of the biggest concerns of people all over the world is the disruptive transformation of work and jobs.  There are so many commissions, consultations, conferences and books, on the future of wo …

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Won’t you support the study? THE FUTURE OF WORK

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Please join us in an important and timely project… We have been addressing the Future of Work over the past year and want to kick it up a notch to develop a sharper definition of the issues and a renewed identification of solutions. Whether it’s the la …

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NEW REPORT. Responding to the Trump Cuts: Canadian Tax Policy

By Daniela Stratulativ & Andrew Cardozo

CANADIAN TAX POLICY FOLLOWING THE TRUMP TAX CUTS A report from three roundtables in 2017 and 2018  A priority issue in the Pearson Centre’s ECON4TMRO series   By Daniela Stratulativ & Andrew Cardozo October 2018 The Pearson Centre would like t …

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Fighting Poverty: The Saga Continues

By Terrance Hunsley

Premier Doug Ford did not waste time in getting rid of the Ontario basic income experiment. He slammed the door on hopes that advocates had for provincial action to reduce poverty in Ontario.  He simultaneously rolled back a decision by the previous go …

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McKENNA & CHAGGER keynote @ Year4Conference, Nov 26

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McKenna, Chagger, May, Cullen, Sahota, Woo, McGuinty,  vanKoeverden, Beatty, Daviau….. The Year 4 Conference….Y4C We want to invite you to be part of an important conference this fall – one that focuses on Year 4 of the current Parliament. What do …

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Improving Innovation Across North America – Brad Ashton

By W. Bradford Ashton, Ph.D.

 Key Challenges Facing Canada, Mexico and The United States to Advance the Science Enterprise at The National Level In general, “innovation” is thought of as “doing new things in new ways that create value” and is the basic process that is the foundati …

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Time for National Consultation on Poverty Reduction to Bear Fruit

By Terrance Hunsley

OECD in Canada to Talk Work and Social Policy The problems are becoming clearer; the solutions, ah… not so much. The OECD social policy ministers were in Canada on May 14 to talk about some familiar themes – economic inequality, precarious work, job de …

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Progressive Leadership Gala 2018

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Please see the link below for photos and notes on the discussion from the Pearson Centre’s Progressive Leadership Gala 2018. Progressive Leadership Gala   Progressive Leadership Gala An evening that honours progressive leadership in Canada and wil …

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