"Brain Drain" Essay about losing skilled Canadian workers to the United States.

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"I think Canadians need to hear this. They need to hear it loud and clear that what is going on here is not going to do it for this country. We're a backwater and we're going to stay that way until something serious is done about this situation." The situation in which Canada finds itself is known as the Brain Drain, highly skilled citizens leaving for the United States. The development of the knowledge-based economy …

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…Beyond." C.D. Howe Institute Commentary. October. Egelton, R. (1999) "Trends in Canada-US Migration: Where's the Flood?" Economic Analysis. Toronto: Bank of Montreal. March 24 Globe and Mail. (1999) "The Brain Drain: Truth and Consequences." Editorial. May 8. OECD. (1998) Economic Surveys, 1996-1998, Canada, Paris:OECD Statistics Canada. (1998) Brain Drain or Brain Gain? What do the data say? Ottawa: Statistics Canada. (October) Websites: www.canadasbraindrain.ca www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/stats.htm www.statcan.ca www.strategis.gc.ca