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Expand provincial immigrant nominee program: TD economist

posted Feb 10, 2012, 9:02 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Feb 10, 2012, 9:02 PM ]
By Heather Yundt, Postmedia News February 7, 2012 Vancouver Sun

OTTAWA — The income and employment gaps between newcomers and native-born Canadians are growing, but expanding the provincial nominee program could change this, a top TD economist argues.

TD chief economist Craig Alexander said the provincial nominee program, which allows potential immigrants to apply directly through a province when looking to immigrate to Canada, would help attract more marketable candidates.

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