Year Ahead

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The Year Ahead: Our Guide To 2024

Our annual look at what’s coming your way this year

Introducing the Maclean’s Year Ahead special issue

Our annual look at what’s coming your way in 2024

My Prediction: More than 465,000 people will move to Canada in 2023. We aren’t ready.

We need to leverage our skilled workers if we’re going to avoid a labour crisis

My Prediction: Pierre Poilievre will try to broaden his base—and we’ll all benefit

How Canada’s most divisive leader could reinvigorate our democracy

My Prediction: More ERs will close and more doctors will burn out

Without a viable national strategy, Canada’s health-care system will continue to collapse.

My Prediction: We’ll do more of our banking and shopping on the blockchain

How the next iteration of the internet will change our lives

My Prediction: We’re due for another global health emergency

COVID wasn’t the last large-scale outbreak. The next one is right around the corner.

My Prediction: Rent-to-own will transform how Canadians buy and sell homes

Archaic rules keep homeownership out of reach for millions. That’s about to change.

My Prediction: Downtowns won’t recover from their pandemic slumps—yet

The future is bright for post-pandemic cities, but it won’t look like the past

My Prediction: Netflix and YouTube will balk at restrictive CanCon rules

In the face of confusing new legislation, streaming companies and influencers will take their business elsewhere