Research and insights

Useful resources

Current research on immigration, employment and diversity and inclusion in the labour market.

The Impact of Immigration on Prosperity in Canada

Century Initiative

Evidence on how immigrants affect Canada’s economy as a whole, the labour market and public finances

Immigration as a Source of Labour

Statistics Canada

Discusses the contribution of immigration in addressing labour supply challenges

The “Canadian Experience” Disconnect

Conference Board of Canada

Explores the economic benefits and costs of “Canadian experience”

Time to Change Focus?

Institute for Canadian Citizenship

Provides an overview of current research on the barriers to and outcomes of immigrant labour market participation in Canada

Immigration Nation: New Canadians are vital to an aging society

RBC Thought Leadership

Highlights the challenges and importance of immigration to sustaining growth in the face of an aging population

Highly Educated Newcomers in Canada

Scotiabank Economics

Examines the education-occupation mismatch that newcomers face