Monthly Archives: September 2019

Trudeau’s million new jobs? Thank immigrants for that.

There have been over a million net new jobs created since the Liberals came to power. But the Tweets and advertisements do not tell the whole story.  Only 20% of that employment growth was from people born in Canada.  The rest … Continue reading

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Develop Nova Scotia: A good place to start

I wasn’t familiar with Develop Nova Scotia until recently and I still only know what I see on the website.  Its mandate is “To lead sustainable development of high potential property and infrastructure to drive inclusive economic growth in Nova … Continue reading

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Are waves of people leaving New Brunswick for greener pastures?

A lot of people ask me if we are losing even more young people to outward migration now than in the past or has the reduction in the unemployment rate led to more staying here?  I also hear that “immigrants … Continue reading

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Don’t fear New Brunswick’s version of the Travelling Wilburys

I had to chuckle.  I got several emails from folks concerned about the new company set up by Shawn Graham, Norm Betts, Donald Arsenault and Andrew Dawson that will work to attract companies to set up in New Brunswick.  Dawson … Continue reading

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Living in Subterfugia: The land of the euphemism

I’m not going to go as far as to describe our times as Orwellian but they do seem to have an Alice in Wonderland-like quality.  The Premier of Alberta tweeted out the link to a video that was an unabashed … Continue reading

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