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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:

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:

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, 

Parkinson, D. 2019, Mar. 23. On The Rocks: Newfoundland's Reckoning. The Globe and Mail.

McNeish, S. 2019, Mar. 15. Attracting, hiring newcomers: who's making a difference in Atlantic Canada? The Telegram.

The Globe and Mail, Cover Story, March 2, 2019“On the rocks: Newfoundland's reckoning,”

Harron, J. 2019, Jan. 21. Recruitment and retention: Study to delve into factors affecting immigrants' employment. The Gazette.

VOCM. 2019, Jan. 11. $2.27-Million Slated for Six Workforce Innovation Projects. VOCM.

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.

Smeillie, S. 2018, Aug. 26. Motion from N.L. Conservatives to axe birthright citizenship against Canadian values, says professor.

Canadian Press. 2018, July 4. Both Refugee Families Sponsored By Lewisporte, Nfld. Have Left. Huffington Post.

Canadian Press. 2018, July 4. Second refugee family leaves small Newfoundland town that sponsored them. The Telegram. 

Pidoux, A. 2018, May 4. Pour rester à Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, il fait une job. Le Gaboteur.

VOCM. 2018, April 28. MUN Researches Refugee Impressions. VOCM.

Giwam, S. 2018, April 19. Newfoundland needs immigrants and anti-racism action now. National Post.

Gillis, M. 2018, April 4. Warm welcome not enough to keep refugees in N.L. CBC.

Labrador Morning. 2018, March 15. Water woes and trash troubles in Labrador. CBC.

Smellie, S. 2018, Jan. 28. Mind the gap: St. John's wage inequality worst in Atlantic Canada. CBC.

Cohoe, R. 2017,  May 4. Ready and able. Temporary foreign workers can help solve labour gap in NL: report. Gazette.

Telegram. 2017, May 2. Harris Centre report makes case for more temporary foreign workers in rural and remote N.L. Telegram.

VOCM. 2017, May 2. Temporary foreign workers could help mitigate labour shortages: Study. VOCM. 

Fang, T. and D. Brake. 2017, April. 13. Welcoming more immigrants to N.L. Independent.

CBC On The Go. 2017, Mar. 29. PhDs On The Go - Opeyemi Jaunty-Aidamendor. CBC Radio.

Fitzpatrick, A.  2017, Mar. 24. Employment central to upping N.L. immigration numbers.  Telegram.

CBC Crosstalk. 2017, Mar. 14. Will women in NL ever see pay equity? CBC Radio.

MacEachern, D. 2017, Feb. 14. Immigration key to N.L.'s economic growth, says MUN prof. CBC.

Brake, D., and T. Fang. 2017, Feb. 13. Canada is growing. Gazette.

Fang, T. and D. Brake. 2017, Feb. 4. Letter: Trump’s action creates an opportunity for N.L. Telegram.

VOCM. 2017, Feb. 1. Immigration Is Golden Opportunity For NL, Says MUN Professor. VOCM.

Brake, D., and T. Fang. 2017, Jan. 31. Op-ed: Trump’s anti-immigration orders opportunity for N.L. and Canada. Gazette.


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