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This area covers broad demographic developments and their economic impact, particularly labour market, fiscal and pension policy impacts, and policies affecting permanent and temporary migration to or from Canada. It includes analyses of the outcomes of migration on Canada's economy and on migrants themselves.

Moving Parts: Immigration Policy, Internal Migration and Natural Resource Shocks
March 10, 2016 - Michel Beine, Robin Boadway and Serge Coulombe
Recent changes to Canadian immigration policy, including the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program, are positive overall, but they could have negative consequences that need addressing, according to...
National Priorities 2016
March 3, 2016
The National Priorities 2016 series provides a high level overview of key issues that the federal and provincial governments need to address, and provides an opportunity to highlight policy...
The Benefits of Hindsight: Lessons from the QPP for Other Pension Plans
October 1, 2015 - Luc Godbout, Suzie St-Cerny and Yves Trudel
The experience of the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) offers serious lessons for new public pension plan options, in particular the pending Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) and Canada Pension Plan (...
Underperforming Adults? The Paradox of Skills Development in Canada
September 16, 2015 - Andrew Parkin
Canada’s lacklustre performance on the OECD’s test of adult literacy, numeracy and problem solving has raised questions about the quality of provincial education systems, but the explanation for the...
Managing the Costs of Healthcare for an Aging Population: The Fiscal Impact of New Brunswick’s Demographic Glacier
January 16, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs, Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson
New Brunswick faces a $68 billion fiscal burden – the future tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze, says a...
Managing the Cost of Healthcare for an Aging Population: Prince Edward Island’s $13 Billion Healthcare Squeeze
January 9, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs, Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson
Prince Edward Island faces a $13 billion fiscal burden – the future tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze,...
Mahboubi, Schwanen - Translating population growth into the labour force
Intelligence Memos
From: Parisa Mahboubi and Daniel Schwanen To: Canada’s Ministers of Employment Date: October 22, 2018 Re: Translating population growth into the labour force After years of sluggish growth, Canada is...
Milligan, Schirle - Deconstructing the Longevity Gap between Rich and Poor
Intelligence Memos
From: Kevin Milligan and Tammy Schirle To: Canada's Pension Administrators and Annuity Providers Date: August 24, 2018 Re: Deconstructing the Longevity Gap between Rich and Poor A longevity gap...
Parisa Mahboubi - Canada Can Benefit Economically from the Asylum Seeker Surge
Intelligence Memos
From: Parisa Mahboubi To:  Concerned Canadians Date: July 24, 2018 Re: Canada can benefit economically from the asylum seeker surge The number of asylum seekers crossing into Canada has increased...
12 Nov 2014
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First Nations Engagement in Canadian Energy
Calgary, The Petroleum Club, 319 5th Avenue SW
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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GE Canada
15 Oct 2014
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The Labour Movement and Good Jobs
Toronto, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
12 Sep 2014
Sep
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Policy Changes to Canada’s Immigration System
Toronto, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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