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Researcher of the month, Dr.Tony Fang, August 2019
Tony Fang is a full professor and the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair at Memorial University of Newfoundland, the J. Robert Beyster Faculty Fellow at Rutgers University, sits on a World Bank's Expert Advisory Committee on Migration and Development, and served as the President of the Chinese Economists Society (2012-13). Check out the following link to read the entire interview regarding his researches: https://www.mun.ca/hss/research/researcher_of_the_month.php

The Telegram, August 2.- Debate over $15/hour minimum wage ramps up in Newfoundland and Labrador: The discussion whether Newfoundland and Labrador should have a $15 an hour minimum wage is under discussion, check out the following link, which includes Dr.Fang’s interview: https://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/debate-over-15hour-minimum-wage-ramps-up-in-newfoundland-and-labrador-339314/

CBC, April 17, 2019.“Do you support immigration as a way to grow the population?” Guest Host CBC “CrossTalk” with Don Mills and Ramona Dearing, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/programs/crosstalk/immigration-1.5101772 

Parkinson, D. 2019, Mar. 23. On The Rocks: Newfoundland's Reckoning. The Globe and Mail.
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-newfoundlands-reckoning-will-the-province-crumble-under-its-debt/

McNeish, S. 2019, Mar. 15. Attracting, hiring newcomers: who's making a difference in Atlantic Canada? The Telegram. https://www.thetelegram.com/in-depth/employment-after-immigration/attracting-hiring-newcomers-whos-making-a-difference-292167/

The Globe and Mail, Cover Story, March 2, 2019“On the rocks: Newfoundland's reckoning,” https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-newfoundlands-reckoning-will-the-province-crumble-under-its-debt/

Harron, J. 2019, Jan. 21. Recruitment and retention: Study to delve into factors affecting immigrants' employment. The Gazette. https://www.gazette.mun.ca/research/recruitment-and-retention/

VOCM. 2019, Jan. 11. $2.27-Million Slated for Six Workforce Innovation Projects. VOCM.  http://vocm.com/news/2-27-million-slated-for-six-workforce-innovation-projects/

Advanced Education, Skills and Labour. 2019, Jan. 11. New Projects through Workforce Innovation Centre to Support Rural Residents, Women, Newcomers. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. https://www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2019/aesl/0111n01.aspx

Smeillie, S. 2018, Aug. 26. Motion from N.L. Conservatives to axe birthright citizenship against Canadian values, says professor. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/conservative-birthright-citizenship-1.4799492

Canadian Press. 2018, July 4. Both Refugee Families Sponsored By Lewisporte, Nfld. Have Left. Huffington Post. https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/07/04/lewisporte-refugee-families_a_23474694/

Canadian Press. 2018, July 4. Second refugee family leaves small Newfoundland town that sponsored them. The Telegram. http://www.thetelegram.com/news/regional/second-refugee-family-leaves-small-newfoundland-town-that-sponsored-them-223629/ 

Pidoux, A. 2018, May 4. Pour rester à Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, il fait une job. Le Gaboteur. https://www.gaboteur.ca/le-gaboteur-apercu-7-mai-2018/

VOCM. 2018, April 28. MUN Researches Refugee Impressions. VOCM. http://vocm.com/news/mun-researches-refugee-impressions/

Giwam, S. 2018, April 19. Newfoundland needs immigrants and anti-racism action now. National Post.   http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/newfoundland-needs-immigrants-and-anti-racism-action-now

Gillis, M. 2018, April 4. Warm welcome not enough to keep refugees in N.L. CBC. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/mun-report-refugee-retention-1.4604320

Labrador Morning. 2018, March 15. Water woes and trash troubles in Labrador. CBC. http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/labrador-morning/episode/15528144

Smellie, S. 2018, Jan. 28. Mind the gap: St. John's wage inequality worst in Atlantic Canada. CBC. http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/st-johns-highest-wage-inequality-atlantic-canada-1.4507110

Cohoe, R. 2017,  May 4. Ready and able. Temporary foreign workers can help solve labour gap in NL: report. Gazette.
https://gazette.mun.ca/research/ready-and-able/

Telegram. 2017, May 2. Harris Centre report makes case for more temporary foreign workers in rural and remote N.L. Telegram.
http://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/2017/5/2/harris-centre-report-makes-case-for-more-temporary-foreign-worke.html

VOCM. 2017, May 2. Temporary foreign workers could help mitigate labour shortages: Study. VOCM. 
http://vocm.com/news/temporary-foreign-workers-could-help-mitigate-labour-shortages-study/ 

Fang, T. and D. Brake. 2017, April. 13. Welcoming more immigrants to N.L. Independent. 
http://theindependent.ca/2017/04/13/welcoming-more-immigrants-to-n-l/

CBC On The Go. 2017, Mar. 29. PhDs On The Go - Opeyemi Jaunty-Aidamendor. CBC Radio.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/programs/onthego/phds-on-the-go-opeyemi-jaunty-aidamendor-1.4050122

Fitzpatrick, A.  2017, Mar. 24. Employment central to upping N.L. immigration numbers.  Telegram.  http://www.thetelegram.com/business/2017/3/24/employment-central-to-upping-n-l--immigration-numbers.html

CBC Crosstalk. 2017, Mar. 14. Will women in NL ever see pay equity? CBC Radio. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/programs/crosstalk/will-women-in-this-province-ever-see-pay-equity-1.4024436

MacEachern, D. 2017, Feb. 14. Immigration key to N.L.'s economic growth, says MUN prof. CBC. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/tony-fang-memorial-university-immigrants-1.3980612

Brake, D., and T. Fang. 2017, Feb. 13. Canada is growing. Gazette. 
https://gazette.mun.ca/research/canada-is-growing/

Fang, T. and D. Brake. 2017, Feb. 4. Letter: Trump’s action creates an opportunity for N.L. Telegram. 
http://www.thetelegram.com/opinion/letter-to-the-editor/2017/2/4/letter--trump_s-action-creates-an-opportunity-for-n-l-.html

VOCM. 2017, Feb. 1. Immigration Is Golden Opportunity For NL, Says MUN Professor. VOCM.
http://vocm.com/news/immigration-is-golden-opportunity-for-nl-says-mun-professor/

Brake, D., and T. Fang. 2017, Jan. 31. Op-ed: Trump’s anti-immigration orders opportunity for N.L. and Canada. Gazette. 
https://gazette.mun.ca/campus-and-community/op-ed-drs-tony-fang-and-david-brake/

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