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Globe and Mail: The widening gap in Canada’s labour market

Tavia Grant and Richard Blackwell There’s no shortage of people looking for work. Some 1.4 million Canadians are unemployed, the jobless rate is still above pre-recession levels and youth unemployment is nearly 14 per cent. Despite this, employers across the country...

National Post: Third party to assess immigrants: Kenney

Tobi Cohen OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced plans to hire an outside company to assess the educational credentials of newcomers before they arrive in Canada in a bid to keep foreign physicians from having to drive cabs when they arrive. "The...

The Globe and Mail: Choosing the right new Canadian

Ratna Omidvar Last week, Immigration and Citizenship Minister Jason Kenney laid out a plan to help Canada find the right immigrants for the right jobs. These changes have the potential to accelerate the rate at which new immigrants can get on their feet and the rate...