Canadian immigrants could earn $17B more annually if their credentials were recognized, study says
Thursday, January 28, 2016

Canadian immigrants could earn up to $17 billion more each year if their education and skills were fully recognized, suggests a new report by the Conference Board of Canada.

That is a dramatic increase from a previous study the board did in 2001, which estimated immigrants could earn $4.1 to $5.9 billion more if their credentials were recognized.

"The challenge has risen faster than the rate of change," said Michael Bloom, vice president of industry and strategy for the board.

"Even if you discount things like inflation, growing population, you still end up with a bigger problem than ever before."

 

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Source: CBC