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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…