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Armine Yalnizyan

Armine Yalnizyan is a leading voice in Canada’s economic scene. She helped define the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Inequality Project from 2006 to 2017. Armine is well-known for her weekly business commentary on CBC Radio’s Metro Morning, which reaches a million listeners in the Greater Toronto Area; nationally on The Big Picture panel, a popular weekly feature of CBC TV’s premier business show, On The Money; and contributions to Maclean’s Magazine. Armine is an economic adviser to the federal government’s foresight department, Policy Horizons, on the future of work and the economy. She is also President of the Canadian Association for Business Economics. She holds a bilingual economics degree from Glendon College, York University and Université de Bordeaux, and a Masters of Industrial Relations from University of Toronto.

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April 27, 2018 | Armine Yalnizyan

Armine Yalnizyan discusses Mowat’s Race to the Top report

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April 25, 2018 | Sunil Johal, Armine Yalnizyan

Armine Yalnizyan and Sunil Johal discuss Mowat’s Race to the Top report

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April 25, 2018 | Sunil Johal, Armine Yalnizyan

Race to the top: Inclusive growth is the new growth model

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April 25, 2018 | Sunil Johal, Armine Yalnizyan

Race to the Top

Developing an Inclusive Growth Agenda for Canada

Governments around the world are coming to grips with the realization that growth needs to lead to more broadly-shared prosperity. There is a growing recognition that many of the benefits of globalization and free trade policies have not been broadly shared. More