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Growth Summit II: Immigrants aren’t job killers, they’re job creators

Kate Subak, Executive Director, Century Initiative, joins panelists Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto and Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto at the Public Policy Forum’s economic Summit. The panel was moderated by Marta Morgan, Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.

The panelists discussed how the Canada brand has never been hotter, but the immigration question brings with it complexities ranging from language obstacles and the provision of sufficient housing, to ensuring we’re equipping our cities with the right policies and programs that will enable newcomers to thrive.

Read an in-depth review of the discussion by Lee-Anne Goodman on Medium.

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