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Past Episodes: January 2013 Archives

Giving Non-Citizens the Right to Vote

A city committee has asked staff to look into why non-citizens should have the municipal vote. Jehad Aliweiwi is the executive director of Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office. He explained why he believes it's important. Listen audio (runs 5:38)

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Economist says immigrants necessary to keep Canada prosperous

At City Hall tomorrow, a panel of specialists will be talking about what newcomers need - and what they contribute. Here and Now hears from one of those specialists: Francis Fong is an economist at TD Economics, and the co-author of a report that lays out exactly who, and how many immigrants, should be let into Canada in the years ahead, in order to keep the economy chugging. Listen audio (runs 7:17)

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Economist says immigrants necessary to keep Canada prosperous

At City Hall tomorrow, a panel of specialists will be talking about what newcomers need - and what they contribute. Here and Now hears from one of those specialists: Francis Fong is an economist at TD Economics, and the co-author of a report that lays out exactly who, and how many immigrants, should be let into Canada in the years ahead, in order to keep the economy chugging. Listen audio (runs 7:17)

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