Skilled workers blocked: critics

Ottawa could end up in court defending new immigration rules
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/12/2003

T

he federal government could soon find itself in court defending its immigration policy.

Ottawa introduced new immigration rules last June, but a group dedicated to changing the rules, The Federation for Better Immigration Policy, contends Ottawa’s immigration policy is preventing highly skilled workers from making it into the country and doing irreparable harm to Canada’s reputation as a prime destination for skilled immigrants.