Research Watch #7: Enclaves and Earnings

Several observers have noted that immigration is, generally, a non-partisan issue in Canada. That probably explains why it’s not a topic of debate during this current federal election campaign. But, it’s safe to say that…

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Canada’s Translator Service Industry Needs Stronger Regulation

Susan* felt lucky to land her first job as an interpreter a few months after settling in Ottawa. But the rollercoaster ride that followed – leaving her without payment after more than six months – left a…

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Poilievre Calls for “One Stop Shop” to Accept Foreign Credentials

The federal government is calling on its provincial counterparts to develop a national standard for registered professionals to ensure foreign credentials are recognized, Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre said. Right now, Poilievre said, there are 13…

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“Employers Likely to Always Have Limited Role in Immigrant Selection”

Canada’s most seasoned academic on immigration, Prof. Jeffrey Reitz, suggests that the decision of the government to postpone and reduce reliance on employer participation in the Express Entry system that takes effect Jan. 1 is…

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