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75 days ago

Munir A. Sheikh, the former chief statistician of Canada, argues that the evidence that immigration improves living standards is lacking. He argues that the success of immigrants in Canada is dependent on immigration policy, policy execution, complementary policies, and labour market mismatch. We need to explore how one or a few of these critical factors are failing immigrants and the immigration system as a whole.

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Munir A. Sheikh is former chief statistician of Canada. Canada has faced low and declining economic growth and stagnant living standards over many years and it does not seem that things are going to get better any time soon.