A new short-term immigration scheme

Trying to shoehorn immigrants into Canada's current job market runs the risk of replacing engineers with pipe fitters or electricians as taxi drivers.

Jim Creskey
Published: Wednesday, 02/08/2012 12:00 am EST

Something can be learned about Canadian immigration by taking a stroll past Ottawa's Metcalfe Street taxi stand. Located one block from the Peace Tower, it's where cabbies line up in wait for fares coming from The Privy Council Office and other Parliamentary Precinct hotspots.

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