Re-accreditation and occupations of immigrant doctors and engineers - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11-008-X200700410312


In recent years, the media have highlighted the particular difficulty of foreign-trained physicians who are unable to practice medicine in Canada. Foreign-trained engineers are another professional group encountering similar difficulties in practicing their profession. Using data from the 2001 Census of Population, this article documents the extent to which foreign trained physicians and engineers are not employed in the occupations for which they studied.

Issue Number: 2007004
Author(s): Boyd, Monica; Schellenberg, Grant

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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