Employer Reports - Why Hire

Perceptions of Employment Barriers and Solutions

Challenges to newcomer employment can be overcome, says new ALLIES report.

Brokering Success: Improving Skilled Immigrant Employment Outcomes

A Mowat Centre report on improving skilled immigrant employment outcomes through strengthened government-employer engagement.

Government as Employer of Skilled Immigrants

Find out what practices and policies various levels of governments are using to encourage the employment of immigrants.

2013 RBC Diversity and Inclusion Report

In this report, RBC highlights their overall story of diversity and inclusion and how it creates prosperity for their clients, employees, shareholders and communities.

Creating Partnership and Strategy for BC’s Northwest Labour Needs

New Canadians are an under-represented demographic group with the necessary talent and skills to help meet demand in BC’s northwest region according to a new IEC-BC report.

Jobs in Canada: Where, What and For Whom?

An analysis by TD of vacancy, wage and unemployment rates in the country finds no proof of an imminent skills crisis.

RBC 2012 Employment Equity Report

This RBC report outlines the banks’s employment equity initiatives and includes highlights on how they have engaged in recruiting and managing immigrant talent.

RBC 2012 Diversity and Inclusion Report

In this report, RBC highlights the ways in which diversity makes the bank stronger – for their clients, communities, and employees.

RBC Diversity Blueprint 2012-2015

RBC’s diversity and inclusion initiatives are guided by the RBC Diversity Blueprint, which outlines enterprise priorities and objectives.

Employing a Diverse Workforce: Making it Work

Employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive workplace is a strategy that works for both employers and workers. This book provides you with examples on how Alberta employers retain and engage a highly motivated and diverse workforce.

Statistics Canada: Canada’s Immigrant Labour Market, 2008 to 2011

In 2011, employment among landed immigrants in the core working-age group of 25 to 54 increased 4.3% from the previous year. Over the same period, employment among core-aged Canadian born was virtually unchanged.

The Haves and Have Nots of Canada’s Labour Market

CIBC report suggests Canada’s economic prosperity is at risk due to a labour market split that sees high-demand positions go unfilled while lower-skilled workers languish in unemployment.

A New Direction: Ontario’s Immigration Strategy

A new direction for immigration in Ontario – attracting highly skilled workers and their families, supporting diverse communities and growing a globally-connected economy.

Canada’s Small and Medium-Sized Business Owners: Diverse Society in a Microcosm

TD Economics’ annual report on Canada’s SMEs reveals visible minorities with majority stakes represent about 10% of small businesses, which is a small proportion relative to the overall population. But their share is expected to increase as aging demographics kick in and immigration numbers rise.

Shaping the Future: Canada’s Rapidly Changing Immigration Policies

This Maytree report describes how the federal government has made changes to every aspect of immigration policy over the past four years.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce: Canada’s Skills Crisis: What We Heard

When it comes to confronting Canada’s skills and labour shortages, there are four key priorities, according to a Canadian Chamber of Commerce report, including ensuring immigration policy is aligned with local labour markets and employers’ needs.

It’s Time for Nonprofits to Strengthen Their Workforce – Hire Immigrants!

The HR Council for the Nonprofit sector conducted research to explore issues that prevent nonprofit sector employers from accessing the skills and expertise of immigrants and visible minorities.

Diversity at Work HR Toolkit

The HR Toolkit is a comprehensive and free online resource that helps managers, employees and board members better understand, address and manage HR needs and issues in nonprofits.

Opportunity Knocks! How Nonprofit Employers Build a Workforce that Includes New Canadians

Opportunity Knocks describes the demographic challenges that effect the labour force, reasons nonprofit organizations need to take action, and also provides five areas of focus for employers.

British Columbia Immigration Task Force

This report from the B.C. Immigration Task Force details 28 recommendations to increase immigration and ensure programs attract and retain more immigrants with the skills required to build the province’s workforce and economy.

The Canadian Immigrant Labour Market in 2006

Recent immigrants are more likely to be unemployed than their Canadian-born counterparts, even though they are more likely to have a post-secondary education.

Return and Onward Migration Among Working Age Men

One-third of working age immigrant men leave within 20 years of arrival, with the majority leaving within one year.