Connectivity is essential in Canada’s globally-integrated economy. Research suggests that a 10 per cent improvement in global connectivity results in a 0.5 per cent increase in long-run GDP per capita.
To be effective competitors in the global market, airports need the kind of support Transport Minister Marc Garneau spoke to on Nov. 3, 2016, of keeping travellers flowing through Canada’s airports, writes Daniel-Robert Gooch.
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On the surface, Canada’s international airports may be seen as mainly a staging point for departure and arrival of people and goods. But they are much more than this.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.