Kenney targets doctors

A day after announcing new efforts to speed the recognition of foreign credentials to get more skilled immigrants into jobs, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney called out the country's doctors' associations for not playing ball, the Canadian Press reported.

Published: Wednesday, 12/02/2009 12:00 am EST

A day after announcing new efforts to speed the recognition of foreign credentials to get more skilled immigrants into jobs, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney called out the country's doctors' associations for not playing ball, the Canadian Press reported. The new framework will only cover architects, engineers, pharmacists, registered nurses, and physio and occupational therapists. Mr. Kenney told the Commons' Immigration committee doctors' associations were not willing to co-operate, which is why they were not included in the framework.

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