Immigration for a competitive Canada: why highly skilled international talent is at risk

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce


This report looks at Canada's current immigration regime and how Canada risks losing its competitive advantage when it comes to attracting highly skilled international talent. For instance, the Express Entry system is not aligned with business success, and the restrictions of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program are hurting many high-value sectors across the economy. This report explores the experiences of employers who are attempting to bring in highly skilled international talent. It reveals that the employer's role in selecting the most qualified and skilled talent, and thereby...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Labour market; Employment; Finance

Keywords: Skilled migration; Employers; Labour demand; Financial aspects; Immigration; Labour mobility

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Chamber of Commerce, 2016

Physical description: 29 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 127.456

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