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Attirer et retenir plus d’étudiants internationaux : Six propositions pour renverser la tendance au Québec

Les étudiants internationaux représentent un apport indéniable pour le Québec sur le plan éducatif, social, culturel, démographique et économique. Cette note de recherche formule six propositions pour aider la province à en attirer et retenir davantage.

Note de Recherche | 38 pages | February 2017 | Kareem El-Assal | Le Conference Board du Canada

Attract and retain more international students: Six Suggestions to Attract and Retain International Students in Quebec

International students represent an undeniable asset for Quebec in educational, social, cultural, demographic and economic terms. This research report contains six suggestions to help the province attract and retain more of them.   This publication includes an English Executive Summary, followed by a French version of the full report. Cette publication comprend un résumé en anglais, suivi d’une version française du rapport intégral.

Briefing | 40 pages | February 2017 | Kareem El-Assal | The Conference Board of Canada

Plus diplômés, mais sans emploi. Comparer Montréal : le paradoxe de l’immigration montréalaise

Ce rapport se penche sur le phénomène de l’immigration à Montréal, en comparant la performance de la métropole québécoise avec celle des principales autres villes nord-américaines. Huit propositions sont mises de l’avant pour assurer une meilleure intégration des immigrants.

Rapport | December 2016 | Mia Homsy, Sonny Scarfone | Le Conference Board du Canada

More Qualified—But Unemployed: Montréal’s Immigration Paradox

This report looks at the challenges of the immigration experience in Montréal and compares the results to other large North American cities. It includes eight proposals for improving the integration of immigrants into Montréal’s economy and society. This publication includes an English Executive Summary, followed by a French version of the full report.

Executive Summary | December 2016 | Mia Homsy, Sonny Scarfone | The Conference Board of Canada

Sowing the Seeds of Growth: Temporary Foreign Workers in Agriculture

This briefing looks at the important role of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in alleviating critical labour shortages in Canada’s agriculture sector and proposes an alternative way to think of TFWs in agriculture.

Briefing | 26 pages | December 2016 | Michael Burt, Robert Meyer-Robinson | The Conference Board of Canada

Semer les graines de la croissance : Les travailleurs étrangers temporaires du secteur agricole

Cette note de recherche traite du rôle déterminant que jouent les travailleurs étrangers temporaires (TET) pour combler en partie les graves pénuries de main-d’œuvre dans le secteur agricole du Canada, permettant ainsi d’envisager différemment les TET.

Note de recherche | 30 pages | December 2016 | Michael Burt, Robert Meyer-Robinson | Le Conference Board du Canada

A Primer on Canada’s Foreign Workers

The June 2014 overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) resulted in significant policy reforms, and changes to how the Canadian government groups and reports foreign worker data. This report enhances readers’ understanding of the changes.

Report | 71 pages | September 2016 | Kareem El-Assal, Arthur Sweetman | The Conference Board of Canada

Guide sur la gestion des travailleurs étrangers au Canada

La refonte de juin 2014 du Programme des travailleurs étrangers temporaires a donné lieu à d’importantes réformes et changements concernant la façon dont le gouvernement du Canada regroupe et rapporte les données recueillies sur les travailleurs étrangers. Ce rapport permet aux lecteurs de mieux comprendre ces changements.

Rapport | 75 pages | September 2016 | Kareem El-Assal, Arthur Sweetman | The Conference Board of Canada

Measuring Returns: Valuing Investments in Internationally Educated Nurses

This report examines the economic returns on investment in CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses’ bridge training program. The program facilitates the recognition of existing educational credentials and skills and adds additional skills to help bridge internationally educated nurses into employment in their field.

Report | 50 pages | September 2015 | Michelle Parkouda, Janneka Beeksma, Janet Kwansah | The Conference Board of Canada

Mesure de la rentabilité: Estimer la valeur des investissements dans les infirmières et infirmiers formés à l’étranger

Ce rapport examine les retombées économiques des investissements dans le programme de formation relais du Centre CARE pour le personnel infirmier formé à l’étranger. Le programme facilite la reconnaissance des compétences et des diplômes obtenus à l’étranger ainsi que l’acquisition de nouvelles compétences qui aident à se trouver un emploi dans le domaine.

Rapport | 54 pages | September 2015 | Michelle Parkouda, Janneka Beeksma, Janet Kwansah | Le Conference Board du Canada

Across the Sea with CETA: What New Labour Mobility Might Mean for Canadian Business

This briefing outlines how the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) could improve trading prospects for Canadian businesses, what is known about its labour mobility provisions, and how business and government can prepare.

Briefing | 34 pages | July 2014 | Natalie Brender | The Conference Board of Canada

Selling Beyond the U.S.: Do Recent Immigrants Advance Canada’s Export Agenda?

By analyzing the export orientation of more than 15,000 Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Selling Beyond the U.S. explores the contribution of recent-immigrant business owners to Canadian exports, particularly to non-U.S. markets.

Briefing | 28 pages | June 2014 | Sui Sui, Horatio M. Morgan | The Conference Board of Canada

The Influence of Immigrants on Trade Diversification in Saskatchewan

Building on previous studies that have analyzed the effects of immigration on trade at a national level, this briefing examines the impact of immigrants at the provincial level, using Saskatchewan’s trade as an example.

Briefing | 9 pages | April 2013 | Michelle Parkouda | The Conference Board of Canada

Immigrants and Innovation: How to Measure the Return on Your Investment in Immigrants as Innovators

This executive action makes the case that immigrant employees, through their innovative capacities, are an investment that can generate a measurable return.

Executive Action Report | 15 pages | March 2013 | The Conference Board of Canada

CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses

This profile spotlights CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses, a bridging model that has helped immigrant nurses successfully move from pre-registration to achieving registration and moving into nursing in Ontario.

Profile | 8 pages | June 2012 | Carole Stonebridge | The Conference Board of Canada

Immigrants as Innovators Boosting Canada’s Global Competitiveness

This report takes a comprehensive approach to understanding and quantifying the relationship between immigration and innovation. The report is designed to help government and business recognize the potential value of immigration to innovation performance.

Report | 60 pages | October 2010 | Michelle Parkouda | The Conference Board of Canada

Clearing Paths for Critical Foreign Talent to Work in the United States

Brief reports, produced weekly by the Conference Board, Inc., that address the most pressing business issues of the day.

Executive Action Report | 7 pages | December 2009 | Howard Muson | The Conference Board, Inc.

Immigrant-Friendly Businesses—Effective Practices for Attracting, Integrating, and Retaining Immigrants in Canadian Workplaces

Businesses can attract, integrate, and retain immigrant talent by expanding their recruitment methods, offering bridging and mentoring programs, providing language and communication skills training, and promoting cultural awareness in the workplace.

Report | 62 pages | November 2009 | Vadim Kukushkin, Douglas Watt | The Conference Board of Canada

Immigrant-Friendly Communities: Making Immigration Work for Employers and Other Stakeholders

Small towns across Canada can attract and retain immigrant talent with the support of employers and other community stakeholders such as immigrant-serving agencies, school boards, ethnic community groups, and health service providers.

Report | 70 pages | October 2009 | Vadim Kukushkin | The Conference Board of Canada

Barrières douanières: Coûts des entraves à la mobilité des gens d’affaires

Pour accroître la mobilité des gens d’affaires du monde et stimuler le commerce, les investissements et le nombre de visiteurs, le Canada devrait redistribuer les ressources de ses bureaux à l’étranger, réduire les délais d’obtention des visas et délivrer plus de visas pour séjours multiples.

Résumé | 4 pages | January 2009 | Michael Burt | Le Conference Board du Canada

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