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Tearing down the ‘Canadian experience’ roadblock

July 16, 2013

Toronto Star | July 16, 2013

For decades, we have heard sto­ries about immi­grants with PhDs dri­ving taxis, MDs doing cler­i­cal work, and chefs work­ing as dish­wash­ers. One of the most oft-cit­ed jus­ti­fi­ca­tions for this wide­spread and increas­ing dif­fi­cul­ty immi­grants have in find­ing employ­ment in their intend­ed occu­pa­tions is employ­ers’ reluc­tance to hire new­com­ers with­out “Cana­di­an expe­ri­ence.” Read more…