Foreign nationals working temporarily in Canada - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000211166


This study examines the growing number of non-permanent residents who work temporarily in Canada. They are compared with permanent residents in terms of demographic characteristics, location, occupations and earnings. Census data show that while the numbers destined to skilled work has been increasing, most non-permanent residents are found in relatively unskilled occupations. Reflecting the occupations in which they work, foreign nationals working temporarily in Canada tend to be paid less than are comparable Canadian born and established immigrant workers

Issue Number: 2010002
Author(s): Thomas, Derrick

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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