Labour market and precarity

Precarious Employment in Canada: An Overview of the Situation

Dominique Fleury Aboriginal Affairs and Social Development Recent studies have raised questions about the quality of jobs in Canada. These studies have also highlighted concerns regarding the impact of precarious employment on the well-being of workers and the general population. In a report published in 2015, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) noted a…

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Public Infrastructure in Canada

Jed Chong Allison Padova Social Affairs, Health and Infrastructure Section   Public infrastructure is vital to all Canadians, every day. Public infrastructure can include common-use structures, such as roads, airports and ports, as well as vehicles, for instance, those used for public transit and commercial air, rail, and marine transportation services. Other kinds of public…

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New Series of HillNotes for the 42nd Parliament

The Library of Parliament is pleased to launch a new series of HillNotes of special interest to members of Canada’s 42nd Parliament, as well as the general public. Over the coming weeks, the Library’s economists, lawyers, scientists, and political and social policy experts will provide authoritative and timely analysis in a series of blog posts…