The Globe and Mail
September 16, 2010

Rasha Mourtada

Imagine walking into a grocery store and allowing yourself only to buy items made in Canada.

“You’d miss out on endless products,” says Ratna Omidvar, president of Maytree, a private foundation dedicated to accelerating the settlement of immigrants and refugees. “And not just the product, but also the taste, the price. You’re blocking out half the market.”

Employers who screen out candidates because of a lack of Canadian experience or education are limiting their options in the same way, she says.

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