Canada's Immigration Policies
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The paper looks at the purposes of provincial immigration policies and at the mechanisms in place to make those objectives a reality. The paper discusses the disconnection between Canada's objectives and results and explores what can be done to resolve these shortcomings. The paper also shows how Canada and its provinces may have no choice but to liberalize its immigration policy if it hopes to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.
From the Paper:"More than anything else, it appears as though the chief purpose of federal and provincial immigration policy is to expedite the influx of the most talented and industrious immigrants possible. For example, the federal Foreign Credential Referral Office will "ease" the "assessment and recognition" of foreign credentials. As it stands, when the office is wholly operational, it will operate out of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration (Woods, para.1-5). To elaborate upon the initial sentence in this paragraph, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) seeks - among other things - to admit "immigrants, foreign students, visitors and temporary workers who enhance Canada's social and economic growth" (Citizenship and Immigration Canada, para.3)."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Beauchesne, Eric. "Employment Barriers Hamper Immigrants' Entry to Health Jobs." National Post 15 Sept. 2006.
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada. "About Us." Citizenship and Immigration Canada: About Us. 31 Mar. 2007. Citizenship and Immigration Canada. 21 Jul. 2007 <http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/index.asp>
- Funston, Mike. "These Skills are in High Demand." Toronto Star 29 Mar. 2007.
- Government of Alberta. "Immigrating to Alberta." Alberta, Canada: A Wealth of Opportunity. 2007. Government of Alberta. 21 Jul. 2007 <http://www.alberta-canada.com/immigration/roleOfTheAlbertaGovernment/index.cfm>
- Keung, Nicholas. "New Law Targets Barriers for Skilled Immigrants." Toronto Star 9 Jun. 2006
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