On Wednesday, December 21st  on the GlobeandMail.com: Diana MacKay of the Conference Board of Canada and Elizabeth McIsaac, executive director of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council discussed the economic costs of under-utlizing skilled immigrants.

Canada has a history of attracting highly-skilled, talented workers from around the world who end up unemployed or working for minimum wage when they arrive here. According to new research by the Royal Bank of Canada, the economic cost of under-utlizing this part of our workforce is $30.7-billion, or 2.1 per cent of the country’s GDP.

Go to the GlobeandMail.com for the archived discussion