McGills Quebec Studies Program and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ are pleased to invite public and media alike to assist the following conference:
Four years after Quebecs Summit on the Economy and Employment, how has the province fared in terms of job creation?
Tuesday, September 26, 2000
9:00 am to noon
McGill Faculty Club
3450 McTavish St.
Conference speakers will include:
Professor, Industrial Relations department, Université de Montréal
Professor Charest will examine the historical factors that have triggered variances between the Quebec, Ontario and Canadian labour markets
President of the Canadian Public Policy Research Network
Ms Maxwell will analyse the historical aspects of Quebecs economic evolution to determine if the provinces "new economy" is here to stay.
President, Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Mr Sharpe will look at the reasons why Quebecs job creation has lagged behind Ontarios, despite spectacular economic growth across North America.
Honorary professor, Human Resources department, Université du Québec à Montréal
Professor Bellemare will present labour statistics illustrating increases and decreases in job creation across Canada in order to evaluate how Quebec is faring compared to the rest of the country.
Director, Quebec Studies Program, McGill University
Professor Gagnon will evaluate the effects of summits on the Quebec governments decision-making process.