Caitlin Nobes

According to the latest data from Statistics Canada, by 2031 some 80% of the countries’ population growth will come from immigration. Currently in Toronto, almost 20% of the workforce is comprised of migrants – finding a skilled worker in that talent pool can give companies a boost to accessing international markets or specific local groups.

Peter Paul, project leader of ALLIES (Assisting Local Leaders with Immigrant Employment Strategies), says the conversation around hiring immigrants needs to move discussions of demographics.

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Source: HRM Online

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