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Perspectives, March 1
March 1, 2021

Childcare and ‘She-covery’

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum reported that the resulting recession had created larger employment losses for women than for men: with women’s labour supply still... Read More

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Perspectives, February 16
February 16, 2021

A land of opportunity

Immigration has long been one of the pillars of Canada’s strategy to diversify and grow its economy. The government’s #ImmigrationMatters campaign highlights its advantages, chief among which are... Read More
Perspectives, February 1
February 1, 2021

Recovery starts with innovation

The federal government is weeks away from tabling its next budget and is calling on Canadians to share their bold ideas to build a greener, more competitive, more innovative, more inclusive, and more... Read More
Perspectives, January 18
January 18, 2021

A light at the end of the tunnel

2020 is over and though 2021 has already shown us the tough times aren’t yet in the past, things are looking up. While public health and government officials remind us that we have a long way to go... Read More
Perspectives, December 14
December 14, 2020

The year that changed everything

The past year was one of global crisis and transformation that has changed the world. While the calendar year is coming to an end, it’s clear that the impacts and long-term effects of the pandemic... Read More
Perspectives, November 30
November 30, 2020

The Age of Sustainability

In a recent global lecture on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged G20 countries to consider climate-positive actions as they plan economic recoveries from the... Read More
Perspectives, November 16
November 16, 2020

A new era of connectivity

Did you know that in 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) declared broadband internet an essential telecommunications service, a designation previously used... Read More
Perspectives, November 2
November 2, 2020

Forging the way forward

At the heart of our communities across the country, many small businesses have been hit with unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and closures aimed at keeping us safe and healthy.... Read More
Perspectives, October 19
October 19, 2020

Fact and fiction

Did you know that every five years, October 20 is recognized by the United Nations Statistical Commission as World Statistics Day, highlighting the value of statistics in meeting the challenges of... Read More
Perspectives, October 5
October 5, 2020

Making and celebrating herstory

Since 1992, Canadians have officially marked Women’s History Month in October, celebrating the achievements and contributions of women and girls across the country and throughout our history as... Read More
Perspectives, September 21
September 21, 2020

Making a lasting impact with global goals

Global Goals Week is about action, awareness, and accountability. Today, we are at a turning point: this year marks five years since the 193 member states of the United Nations promised to leave no... Read More
Perspectives, September 8
September 8, 2020

Staying safe and healthy as we return to campus

Back to school is always an exciting time as colleges and institutes welcome faculty, staff, and students back to campus! This year, the academic routine we know may be a thing of the past. College... Read More
Perspectives, August 4
August 4, 2020

The road to recovery

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and looking forward to recovery, there is an urgent need to re-examine policies, operations, and processes to stimulate economic recovery, ensure future... Read More