Montreal’s economy could be fixed

Original CBC Article

“I think one of the key things we need to look at is the way we integrate immigrants. The unemployment rate here generally is around 8.3 per cent.  For recent immigrants it’s over 11 per cent.  Contrast that with Toronto, where there’s only a one percentage point gap between well-established populations and new immigrant populations.  Toronto is doing something more effectively to integrate new immigrants than we’re doing here, and I think that’s going to be one of the key things to get unemployment down, and activity up.”

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