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Immigration Minister Calls on Regulators to Reduce Barriers for Canada’s Immigrants

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney attended the annual conference for Canada’s self-regulatory organizations (SROs) today and asked for their cooperation in helping recent immigrants to Canada become licensed in their field. The Canadian Regulators Conference, held in Ottawa on … Continue reading

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Protectionist Workplace Regulations Marginalizing Canadian Immigrants -Vancouver Sun

An article in Monday’s Vancouver Sun blames trade and professional associations for hampering the economic integration of Canadian immigrants. The story, by columnist Don Cayo, cites a new report by Canadian researchers that finds that occupational licensing is preventing immigrants … Continue reading

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