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Report: Ottawa Businesses View Immigrants as Valuable to Local Economic Growth


November 20, 2017

The Ottawa Chamber of Commerce released a report on how Ottawa businesses view immigrants in the workforce today at the 4th Bi-Annual Immigration Forum. 

Warren Creates, Partner and Head of the firm's Immigration Law Group is also the Chair of the Immigration Committee of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. 

“This is a wakeup call to the local business community to tap into highly educated immigrant talent and the business opportunities that come along with it” said Mr. Creates. “Skilled immigrants are often overlooked as a valuable pool of labour, especially for small businesses. Together with our key stakeholders we are ready to help more local businesses fill the skills gap through the hiring of qualified immigrants”.  

To read the full report, please click here