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Business council calls on Canada to budget for skilled immigrants Published March 1

Business council calls on Canada to budget for skilled immigrants Published March 1

The Canadian government has received a letter that including a few suggestions regarding pre-budget plans that are ultimately designed for long-term economic growth.

The letter, which is delivered to Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, stated 7 main keys to recover from the current economic circumstances. It outlined that the Federal government needs to work on its integration into the labour market. For example, skilled workers, such as doctors, teachers, and business leaders, are often taxi drivers in Canada instead of working in their own professional fields. Bill Morneau, the former finance minister, had a plan for the budget in March 2020, but it has been postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

According to Cuplinskas, Canada is continually going to invite newcomers who are skilled (talented) in order to positively impact the Canadian economy.