The platform of the People’s Party of Canada gets a lot of things factually wrong about the economic impact of immigration.
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The populist policies of Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party of Canada show a fundamental misunderstanding of how immigration has helped Canada’s economy.
An anti-immigrant mood has been sweeping the West, such as in Finland.
Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.
Will adding a few feet help deter someone seeking a better life?
Donald Trump and Carly Fiorina boast that their business experience would make them excellent presidents, yet their immigration policies fall short of the lessons from Business 101.
We need a new argument to fix this.
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Data, like fruit, can be selectively picked.
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