SWOT ANALYSIS: CANADA

SWOT Strengths • Acquiring citizenship can succor immigrants’ labor bargain outcomes, corporate agreement, and political participation (Bevelander & Pendakur, 2007) • Canada has been efficacious to raise a clime of tolerance and inclusion (Ng & Metz, 2014) • Canada has been efficacious to invite skilled labor, exotic eminent (frequented sieges), and a capacious estimate of interpolitical students • politicians in Canada entertain tended to degree multiculturalism to produce political gains Threats • immigrant youths in Canada news inferior insight and emend combination than immigrant youths in France, where assimilation into French intercourse is required (Berry & Sabatier, 2010) • Canada and Australia entertain plenteous further disclosed citizenship and coarse multiculturalism policies (Multiculturalism Policy Index, 2010), they besides assign a stronger reason on economic qualifications (e.g., conversance, skills, and abilities) in the adoption of immigrants. • French-speaking and Aboriginal Canadians see themselves as unanalogous and disjoined from ethnic minorities, and multiculturalism as an ideology is perceived as a browbeating to their own identities and aspirations for self-determination (see Winter, 2011) • French Canadians (i.e., Quebecers), in detail, see (Anglophone) multiculturalism and cultural profusion to be a browbeating to their aspirations for self-governance and nation-building, preferring an reorigin “intercultural” mould (Bouchard & Taylor, 2008). Social labor command SWOT Strengths • Holistic exercise orientation • Generalist exercise orientation • Linkage between plea and exercise • Increased cultural relevance • Quality programs • Continued require for political laborers • Values of the profession Weaknesses • Identity turning-point • Inability to further the profession • Diffuse conversance base • Values conflict • Unprepared to coalesce strain of labor • Insufficient aboriginal and plain lad members of the profession • Political labor a residual movables of colonization (Westhues et al, 2001) Opportunities • Design of absorb movablesive programs which coalesce client scarcitys • Development of managerial power in political laborers • Extend job opportunities through privatization • Articulation of political labor competencies (Westhues et al, 2001) Threats • Trend to neoliberalism • Increasing identification after a timeliness the bureaucracy • Increasing managerialization • Increased aggregation calling for advantage delivery • Interdisciplinary (Westhues et al, 2001) Economic SWOT Strengths • Entrepreneurial support: Canadian empire supports entrepreneurship • Niche bargain augmentation: Canada has seen an acception of behoof-service through exporting in niche bargains after a timeliness Canadian diamonds and the ice wine apparition • Seal to Americans: Canada has seen the behoofs of stout exchange aggravateplus after a timeliness America Weaknesses • Dependency on the US: Timeliness the intercourse to America serves as a behoof to Canada, the dependency can be a weakness • The equivocal Canadian dollar: The Canadian dollar has been up and down (in-great-measure down) which has sloth origind a rift throughout the empire Opportunities • Emerging bargains: there is plenteous convenience after a timeliness exporting to interpolitical bargains. Threats • The closing of stores: The low Canadian dollar has browbeatingened the substance of abundant Canadian tradees • Loonie alike to oil: The dollar (a.k.a. loonie) has a mutuality after a timeliness the oil apparition and eminent oil prices (Frue, 2016). Transportation SWOT Strengths • Largest reproveway in Canada, in conditions of produce and corporeal magnitude of its reprove network • 22000 employees and almost 20,000+ miles of footprint network • Diversified and balanced portfolio of goods • Serves seal to three fourth of the U.S. population and all grave Canadian bargains • Strong infamy quality in the apparition Weaknesses • Overdependence on Canadian bargain. • Decreasing shameful behoof-service margins. • Low flake of interpolitical operations compared to its peers Opportunities • Strategic acquisitions to acception bargain divide • Augmentation in global fertilizers and agricultural chemical s sector • Increasing require of coal in US Threats • Slowdown in US management • Intense race • Regulatory conditions (Canadian, 2008). In i-elation of Canada, the United States is the capaciousst and most grave bargain in the earth and a eminent appraise siege in R & D and command. Its management is driven by consumers and administer on the privy sector succors nullify monopolies. There is peaceful a capacious population of mass help in indigence. Disparities in influence endure and bankruptcy prophylactic coverage for all mass. Bbankruptcy America is browbeatingened by global race and some salary are entity waned. There has been an acception in spending by consumers and this succors conceive stoppage and augmentation for the management. Financial alleviation is supposing through tax alleviation but job losses, prominence unemployment, house/mortgage turning-point and consumers paying further for basic necessities is issues that scarcity to be rooted for the United States o hold to be on top of the bargain. Foreign Frequented Siege (FDI) The integration of the earth’s unreserved economies has been manifested, in bisect-among, by a tinsel ascend in exotic frequented siege (FDI) by multisocial corporations. Canada’s ponderous expectation on the United States as its comcomcollocation together dominant trading bisect-amongners. Extrinsic FDI is of inseparable concern for countries such as Canada that trace to aggravatepower the limitations of paltry private bargains (Mullen & Williams, 2011). A dispute holds aggravate whether interior FDI, detailly from the United States, allure wound Canadian industries and origin a “hollimputable out” of their economic rule. The framelabor of a polite-designed retirement mould. Canada’s management is strongly oriented towards interpolitical siege, after a timeliness bilateral FDI supplys having almost tripled between 1990 and 2007. Yet it has beseem a net exporter of eminent gone the mid-1990s, may-be imputable to its relatively coercive tax rule and unconcealed reposerictions on inbound exotic siege (Mullen & Williams, 2011). The concern of twain supplys of FDI for Canada, exposed as a percentage of GDP, exceeds the G-7 medium (Holden, 2008). Canada’s exchange flows, after a timeliness the United States accounting for 73.5 % and 63.7 % of its exports and imports, i-elationively (Foreign Affairs and Interpolitical Exchange Canada, 2008). Canadian FDI into a assemblage management (OUTFDI) had no suggestive movables on exports to that empire. A sincere version of this decision is that Canadian exports do not show to be displaced by frequented siege aloof; this implies an acception in intra-firm exchange from Canadian firms to their exotic affiliates. Tariff jumping could be bisect-among-unformed of the motivation astern the acception in extrinsic FDI by Canadian firms (Mullen & Williams, 2011). Canada has a crave and capacious pitfall to exotic sieges, which administer encircling 43% of all manufacturing output during the pattern conclusion in all segments of plant-magnitude classes during the conclusion 1973 to 1999 (Baldwin and Wang, 2011). Baldwin and Peters (2001) surveyed that 46% of Canadian firms cited customers (in downstream industries) as an grave origin of novelty, 28% cited suppliers (in upstream industries), and 28% cited competitors (in the similar apparition). Canada is dominated by FDI originating from the most technologically degreed empire. Exotic frequented sieges (FDI) affiliates act in all manufacturing industries in Canada (Wang, 2013). Inward FDI may entertain solid behoofs for assemblage economies, including such things as appropinquation to eminent, productivity spill-overs, novelty spill-overs and tenure falsehood (Bobonis & Shatz, 2007). The behoofs of FDI for unreserved economies, accordingly, compose a theoretically suggestive origin of economic augmentation. The graveity of Siege furtherance agencies (IPAs) representing the Canadian department of British Columbia are located in emerging bargains, not unreserved bargains. In certainty, British Columbia has further offices in China than in any other target management (Anderson & Sutherland, 2015). Earth Exchange Organization (WTO) members craving to win a trade in Canada for further than $369 favorite must rafter criticism to assess whether the siege is of ‘net behoof’ to Canada (Industry Canada, 2015). Canada’s eminent planes of interior FDI (IFDI) aggravate the departed twenty-five years shows its improved trade clime, subdued reposerictions on exotic tenure, and a auspicious management. Canada is one of the G-7 economies most disclosed to interior FDI: slightly further than one-fifth of Canada's whole goods are administerled by exotic companies. Canada has traditionally had comparatively eminent regulative barriers to interior FDI unformed unreserved economies, including in advantages such as banking. Canada holds to expectation sector-specific reposerictions and its powers to criticism principal sieges and the other exotic sieges after a timeliness the implicit to browbeatingen social confidence (Acharya, Rao, Bhattacharjee, ; Wright, 2010). The supply of Canadian frequented siege aloof rose 3.4% to $1,121.1 billion in 2017 as acceptiond siege apparition in Europe and North America was bisect-amongially offset by the downward revaluation movables of a stronger Canadian dollar despite the US dollar. The supply of exotic frequented siege in Canada acceptiond 1.9% to $824.0 billion, in-great-measure thought funds invested by exotic frequented investors in endureing affiliates. As a end, Canada's net frequented siege comcomcollocation after a timeliness the repose of the earth widened by $22.1 billion in 2017 to $297.1 billion (Foreign, 2018). The acception in the appraise of Canadian frequented siege aloof in 2017 was principally due to eminent siege compositions in Europe (+7.7%) and North America (+1.9%). The eminent compositions in Europe were bisect-amongly attributefficacious to the upward revaluation movables of a inferior Canadian dollar despite the Euro (-6.2%) and British beat (-2.4%). In North America, the significance of the Canadian dollar despite the US dollar (+6.6%) offset some of the augmentation in siege into that clime. The supply of Canadian frequented siege in the United States holdd to ascend in 2017, up 4.9% to $504.8 billion (Foreign, 2018). The US divide of aggravateall Canadian frequented siege aloof rose to 45.0% by the end of 2017, its eminentest plane gone 2008 but peaceful polite beneath the peak planes of the forthcoming 1990s. In Europe, the supply of Canadian frequented siege acceptiond 7.7% to $288.4 billion follimputable a paltry delaydraw in 2016. The acception was in-great-measure due to eminent siege in the United Kingdom, Luxembourg and Netherlands. The supply of frequented siege besides acceptiond in Asia and Oceania (+4.9%) and Africa (+3.7%). South America was the unique clime to column a wane in the supply of frequented siege (-1.0%). On an implement plea, the exotic frequented siege comcomcollocation in Canada, in the conceive of equity, grew 3.6% to $684.9 billion in 2017, timeliness the comcomcollocation in the conceive of default implements delaydrawd 5.9% to $139.1 billion. Equity accounted for 83.1% of the supply of exotic frequented siege in Canada, compared after a timeliness 93.2% for the supply of Canadian frequented siege aloof (Foreign, 2018).