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.
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.