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Canada’s broken promise

posted Nov 2, 2011, 10:19 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Nov 2, 2011, 10:31 AM ]
Globe and Mail Update Published Tuesday, Nov. 01, 2011 5:06PM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Nov. 02, 2011 4:33AM EDT

Parochialism is harming Canadian productivity and innovation -- and holding back the potential of well-educated newcomers.

Many employers are stubbornly refusing to hire immigrants who don’t have Canadian experience -- and firing them first during economic downturns. The result is that newly arrived immigrants have an unemployment rate that is twice as high as that of the Canadian-born population, in spite of being better educated.

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