National Immigration Centre
Goals of the Centre
- Build a strong empirical base and foster dialogue among stakeholders to generate common understanding, shared purpose, and collaborative action.
- Raise public awareness of the nature and importance of immigration to Canada’s economy, society, and culture.
- Track and report on the immigration system’s performance in achieving Canada's economic, social, and cultural goals.
- A New Era: Canadian Immigration Governance in the 21st Century
Release: June 2017
- How Will Higher Immigration Levels Impact Canada's Economy?
Release: July 2017
- The Importance of Immigration to Atlantic Canada
Release July 2017
- An Innovative Immigration System at 150 and Beyond
Release: July 2017
This report provides policy insights and suggestions to help strengthen entrepreneur and investor immigration’s role in supporting job creation and economic growth in Canada.
International students represent an undeniable asset for Quebec in educational, social, cultural, demographic and economic terms. But Quebec isn't recruiting as many of them as it might. This research report contains six suggestions to help the province attract and retain more of them.
This publication is available in English and French.
Ce rapport se penche sur le phénomène de l’immigration à Montréal, en comparant la performance de la métropole québécoise avec celle des principales autres villes nord-américaines. Huit propositions sont mises de l’avant pour assurer une meilleure intégration des immigrants.
This briefing looks at the important role of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in alleviating critical labour shortages in Canada’s agriculture sector and proposes an alternative way to think of TFWs in agriculture.
This report measures how demographic changes, particularly to immigration levels or fertility rates, might reduce some of the economic and fiscal costs of an aging Canadian population.
The June 2014 overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) resulted in significant policy reforms, and changes to how the Canadian government groups and reports foreign worker data. This report enhances readers’ understanding of the changes.
What is the state of Canada’s learning recognition system today? This study (15 years after the initial study) finds that we still have much to gain by recognizing immigrants’ learning credentials.