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ERIC Number: ED519326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-30
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Lessons in Learning: More Education, Less Employment--Immigrants and the Labour Market
Canadian Council on Learning
Nearly one out of five Canadian residents was born outside of Canada and approximately two-thirds of Canada's population growth results from net international migration. Only Australia, where immigrants represent 24% of the population, has a greater percentage of immigrants than Canada (18%). Immigration is a major factor in Canada's economic growth, but successful transitions into the Canadian labour market remain elusive for many immigrants, whose skills, knowledge and experience are too frequently under-utilized. This paper presents several strategies for removing obstacles to the successful integration of immigrants into labour markets. (Contains 3 figures.)
Canadian Council on Learning. c/o University of Ottawa, 50 Laurier East Suite 108, Ottawa, ON K1N 1H7, Canada. Tel: 613-569-7600; Fax: 613-569-6129; e-mail: info@ccl-cca.ca; Web site: http://www.ccl-cca.ca/CCL/Home/index.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Council on Learning
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada