Monthly Archives: September 2012

Globe & Mail: Highly Educated Parents Choose Canada

A new story in the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest national newspaper, explores the advantage Canada has over other high income democracies in attracting highly educated emigrants. The article notes that 10 percent of K-12 students in Canada are foreign-born, with the prevalence increasing to over 25 percent in major metropolitan centres like Vancouver and Toronto. It lauds the success of […]

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Alberta Has Best Labour Market in North America -Study

A new Fraser Institute study finds that Alberta tops all Canadian provinces and US states in labour market performance. The report, by Nachum Gabler, Niels Veldhuis, and chief economist for the Fraser Institute, Amela Karabegović, rates jurisdictions by five indicators: average total employment growth, average private-sector employment growth, average unemployment rates, average duration of unemployment, and average labour productivity. In the overall index, […]

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