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What our Pathways to Professions staff and students were up to over the summer

NB-IRDT

Posted: October 30, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Education



Check out the 2020 Program in Review to learn more about the program, the students, the research, and ways you can get involved. Meet the Editor: The 2020 Program in Review was compiled and edited by this year’s Student Communications Coordinator, Noubahar Hasnain. Noubahar is a fourth-year Business Administration student at UNB, originally from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. She has...

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Self-Employment Trends in New Brunswick

NB-IRDT

Posted: October 7, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Labour Markets



A lot can change in 30 years. Different businesses open and close their doors, and advances in technology and shifts in the labour market change the way we work. At NB-IRDT, we examined self-employment trends in New Brunswick over the past 30 years (1982-2016) to see if/how self-employment has changed – and why. While the proportion of self-employed New Brunswickers has remained fairly...

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Immigrant retention in New Brunswick

NB-IRDT

Posted: October 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Population Research



It is no secret that New Brunswick has been facing the problem of an aging, shrinking population for some time now. However, this is a problem with a solution, and the Government of New Brunswick has identified immigration as a key strategy. Through investment in programs like the Provincial Nominee Program, New Brunswick has attracted a growing number of immigrants – but for immigration...

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