Vladimir Putin

Valcourt, The Hon. Bernard

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World globalization, new world order, international competitiveness and how they impact on immigration. The problem of slow growth. The need for collective understanding and acting in concert between nations. A review or response to last week's speaker (see "The Liberal Approach to Economic Growth"). A review of the speaker's government and its achievements, with figures and statistics for the major programs and budgets. A number of illustrative and key examples of activities of the speaker's Ministry of Employment and Immigration. Federal Prosperity Initiative. A discussion of the social safety net. Proposed changes to unemployment insurance. The move beyond dependency to a society of opportunity. The set of proposed amendments to the Immigration law. A list of specific changes that led to the amendments. Intentions over the next few months for the immigration program.