The role of newcomers and international students in driving Canadian economic growth
Against the background of post-Covid-19 recovery, Canada announced ambitious new immigration targets to meet labour market needsand support ongoing economic prosperity as the population ages and birthrate remains low.A strong pipeline of global talent will be required in the years to come to respond to labour market shortages. This need for talent will, and has already begun to appear, across all sectors with labour shortages in industries as varied as medicine to transportation and food. More rapid integration into community is vital to ensure newcomers settle and integrate into Canadian workplaces and society.
Last Updated: October 21, 2021