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22 Feb 2024

The study also provides intriguing insights about the contrasts between people who come to Canada and tend to stay versus those who come and tend to leave. [...] This should include policies that help immigrants find employment that matches their skills and qualifications by addressing a lack of recognition of foreign credentials and experience in the labour market and language barriers. [...] The Statistics Canada paper also draws attention to the challenges immigrants encounter, extending beyond economic integration to encompass factors such as family dynamics and considerations, cultural adaptation, and the political, economic, or cultural conditions of their country of origin. [...] Paying attention to which immigrants are likeliest to leave, and why, can help Canada improve its ability to attract and retain talent. [...] We may be able to refine our selection criteria to raise the proportion of talented, entrepreneurial immigrants who stay in Canada.



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