• Corpus ID: 156137873


  author={Lorne Preston Foster},
This chapter examines the issue of immigrant accreditation barriers, as a form of credentialism, with a special focus on visible minority immigrants. It argues that credentials barriers are one of the key factors preventing immigrants of colour from access and equity in the labor market, which in turn is one of the primary sources of newcomers' dissatisfaction with living in Canada. And so, finding ways of improving access to the trades and professions in order to make the best use of the… 
A Human Rights-Based Approach to Immigrant Workers: The Policy on Removing the Canadian Experience Barrier
The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s (OHRC) Policy on removing the ‘Canadian experience’ barrier (CEB)is focused on the strict usage of ‘Canadian experience’ (CE) as an employment or accreditation
Rebuilding Professional Lives: Immigrant Professionals Working in the Ontario Settlement Service Sector
Based on an online survey and in-depth interviews conducted from 2009 to 2010, this study looks at the reality of a particular group of foreign-born and foreign-trained professionals in Ontario.
Discrimination experienced by landed immigrants in Canada
Immigrants land in Canada with great hopes and multiple dreams, but the General Social Survey 2009 shows that one-fifth of them face discrimination in various situations once they have arrived.
Racial minority immigrant acculturation: Examining Filipino settlement experiences in Canada utilizing a community-focused acculturation framework
By incorporating perspectives from Community Psychology into Berry’s (1997) acculturation framework from Cross-cultural Psychology, a more community-focused acculturation framework was developed and
Imagined communities, language learning and identity in highly skilled transnational migrants: a case study of Korean immigrants in Canada
With the global trend of transnational migration, a huge influx of highly skilled immigrants has been influencing Canadian society and economy. However, there is little literature that illuminates
Beyond Celebration: A Critical Sociological Inquiry of Interracial Union Research in Canada
Abstract:Research in Canada has latched onto the explanation that the growth in interracial unions is both cause and consequence of progressive social change. The authors cast a skeptical eye on this
Interracial Unions with White Partners and Racial Profiling: Experiences and perspectives
Over the past decade racial profiling has received much scholarly and public attention. Our study explores the awareness, perspectives and experiences of the individuals in interracial unions with
Learning Networks as a Tool for Good Governance: The Case of the Canada-China Forum on Industrial Relations and Employment Standards
The global policy dialogue on industrial relations development is increasingly coming to involve the voices and perspectives of international institutions in the determination of domestic policies.
Admission aux professions réglementées : immigration, gouvernance du système professionnel et disjonctions institutionnelles. Analyse comparative, identification de bonnes pratiques et recommandations pour les professions réglementées au Canada
Plusieurs pays, dont le Canada, ont oriente leurs politiques d’immigration pour faciliter la venue de professionnels formes a l’etranger (PFE). Les professions reglementees jouent un role central


Devaluation of Foreign Credentials as Perceived by Visible Minority Professional Immigrants. (1)
ABSTRACT/RESUME Visible minority immigrants with professional qualifications trained outside of Canada often encounter barriers in the Canadian labour force. Sometimes, such barriers are described as
Educated and underemployed: Refugee integration into the Canadian labour market
This study explores issues of access to high-status occupations in the Canadian labour market, with particular emphasis on refugees who were in professional or managerial positions prior to their
Regulation and Resistance: Strategies of Migrant Domestic Workers in Canada and Internationally
The challenges of finding adequate protection against abuse by domestic workers in Canada and elsewhere are explored by examining the policies of labor sending and labor receiving countries, and international conventions.
Social inequality in Canada
Do Canadians believe they can succeed on the basis of their own abilities? And how do they compare with Americans, Germans, Italians, Australians and Russians? There is much debate as to how
This paper explores the labour‐market status and experience of racial minorities in Canada, and examines and criticises labour‐market policy which ignores the employment and socio‐economic
The Non-Accreditation of Immigrant Professionals in Canada: Societal Dimensions of the Problem
This paper explores issues related to the problem of the non-accreditation of foreign-trained professionals in Canada. It touches on the major societal impacts of the problem plus the stages and
Negotiating Citizenship: The case of foreign domestic workers in Canada
This paper argues that most conceptualizations of citizenship limit the purview of the discourse to static categories. ‘Citizenship’ is commonly seen as an ideal type, presuming a largely legal
The integration of visible minorities in Contemporary Canadian Society
Abstract. Using the 1991 Census Public Use Sample, this study examines the ethnic variations in education, occupation, and income and the connections between these dimensions of socioeconomic status.
Economic status: a census analysis of thirty‐year‐old immigrant women in Canada
This paper uses 1981 census data to examine the economic position of women 30 years of age in Canada comparing immigrants (37000) to the native born population (160000) with respect to educational
Colour-Coded: A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950
Historically Canadians have considered themselves to be more or less free of racial prejudice. Although this conception has been challenged in recent years, it has not been completely dispelled. In