Economist Talk

Here are two videos about the Canadian economy.
They both use graphs to tell a story about jobs in Canada.

This is Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist of the Conference Board of Canada.

You can also watch this video here.

This is Angelo DiCaro of the Canadian Auto Workers.

You can also watch this video here.

Here are links to two videos of politicians talking about how the government can support job creation.
Here is Jim Flaherty talking to Amanda Lang.
Here is Peggy Nash talking to David Akin.

What do you think of these stories?
Which stories do you hear more often?
Which stories do literacy workers and learners need to hear?
How can we help literacy workers and learners understand the issues that effect them?

To see what this means to some literacy workers, see Opportunity Knocks.

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