Social Policy Trends: Immigrant Incomes and Credit

As Canada relies on a greater number of immigrants to replace falling fertility rates, ensuring labour market access will help newcomers enjoy higher incomes and allow others to benefit from their skills. Microfinance is one option that provides newcomers with funds to achieve their labour market potential. Other options include public policies that address licensing, credentialling, and the mismatch between these and Canadian objectives around immigration.

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The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary