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Should Canada's immigrants play by Australian rules?

posted Feb 10, 2012, 8:22 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Feb 10, 2012, 8:41 PM ]
frances woolley
Globe and Mail Blog
Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 8:08AM EST

Australia is like Canada, only different. There, like here, one in five people were born abroad. Like us, they have a points based immigration system, favouring skilled workers.

Yet while Canada’s recent immigrants struggle in the labour market, earning significantly less than the native born, Australia’s immigrants experience a much smaller earnings gap.

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