Armine Yalnizyan

Armine Yalnizyan

Atkinson Foundation’s Fellow, Future of Workers

Armine Yalnizyan is the Atkinson Foundation’s Fellow on the Future of Workers, and a leading voice on Canada’s economic scene. She was Senior Economic Policy Advisor for the Deputy Minister at Employment and Social Development Canada from 2018 to 2019, and served on Ministers Freeland and Fortier’s Task Group on Women in the Economy in 2021. She helped shape the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Inequality Project from 2006 to 2017. Armine provided weekly business commentaries on CBC radio and CBC TV from 2011 to 2018 and now writes a bi-monthly business column for the Toronto Star. She is past President of the Canadian Association for Business Economics.