Canada’s goal of increasing immigration to drive economic growth could be hampered if borders remain closed due to COVID-19. How then can the country attract the best and brightest workers to Canada?
We have seen our ability to act in alignment with public health measures during the pandemic. People’s everyday actions could also make a difference in addressing systemic injustice.
The oil and gas industry was in trouble before the pandemic hit, but now it faces potential collapse. A majority of Canadians want the federal government to invest in a ‘green recovery.’
Virtual health-care services have been on the decision agenda for years, but lack of financial investment and political will has hindered progress. The pandemic has provided the impetus for action.
The relative success of the CERB during the pandemic shows the time is finally right for a permanent basic annual income program.