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  • Immigrant Skilled Workers: Should Canada Attract More Foreign Students?
    This paper examines federal and provincial immigration policy and explores some important issues relating to the process of admission of immigrants to Canada. It also analyzes areas where changes are needed to maximize the benefits from immigration to the Canadian economy faced with the challenges of aging population and changing labour market conditions. The paper emphasizes that immigration policy must be focused not simply on bringing in more people, but people who are likely to adapt to the Canadian lifestyle, contribute economically, abide by laws in the country, and become self-supporting.
  • Health Care Spending, Fiscal Sustainability, and Public Investment
    In this study, Joe Ruggeri analyzes three major issues on the debate on health care policy in Canada: (a) the concept and measurement of sustainability, (b) health care and fiscal federalism, and (c) health care spending as investment.
  • Health Spending in Saskatchewan: Recent Trends, Future Options
    In our world of defined resources, and competing social needs, what is the best approach to financing an expensive – and increasingly costly – health care system? Mr. Daniel Hickey in his timely, thought-provoking study on health care in Saskatchewan examines this question through the two related issues of health expenditure trends and financing options.
  • More Than Bricks and Mortar: The Consequences of Poor Housing Conditions in Regina's Aboriginal Community
    This SIPP Briefing Note explores the long-term impacts of substandard housing conditions in light of the disturbing housing statistics for Regina’s Aboriginal community contained in 2001 Census figures and other housing data.
  • Final Destination or a Stopover: Attracting Immigrants to Saskatchewan
    This Briefing Note endeavours to explore some key issues relating to immigration in Saskatchewan that affect the province’s future economic and social development. The Briefing Note also provides helpful information on the historical patterns and current trends of immigration to the province, out-migration flows and the overall demographic situation in the province.