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Headlines for June 8, 2023


The Globe and Mail
Immigration: Canada’s economy can’t rely on temporary workers and study permits forever
We need bright young people to build their future here, but exploitative programs aren’t the way to do it.

CBC News
Dedicated font for Indigenous languages a sign of reconciliation and respect, Musqueam project member says
Developing font for Musqueam language that can be easily typed on a computer took UBC team 4 years.

The Conversation
Canada’s lagging productivity affects us all — and will take years to remedy
Canada has a productivity problem and its economy is falling behind other developed countries as a result. What’s going on?

CTV News
Less than 50% of Indigenous students graduate from provincial schools, report says
Indigenous graduation rates are sliding in the province, according to Saskatchewan’s provincial auditor.

Global News
Here’s why Joly says Canada’s foreign service needs a reboot
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly is promising a plan by this fall for a foreign-service reboot in which diplomats will have a better grasp of the languages and topics relevant to their postings.

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