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Public Engagement in Experiential Futures



As newcomers arrive in Canada, entering the formal work economy is becoming harder and harder as governments try to respond to the needs economic and social systems that are becoming exponentially complex. The following trends collected show all the different factors that may impact how governments need to plan for how they work with newcomer communities who engage in precarious work.

Unemployment

Newcomer well-being

Entrepreneurship

Community cohesion

Housing & informal settlement

Workers safety

Data connectivity

Mobile working

Automation

Quantified self

Sensors & data

Digital currency

Aging infrastructure

Sharing economy

Food security

Heat stress

Policing

Global politics

Public space

Refugees

Tensions between socialism & capitalism