Statistics Canada report finds Filipinos have 85.6 percent employment rate while Canadian-born residents 82.9 percent

Employment Rate of Canada’s Immigrants, Except Filipinos, Trailing National Average
Posted on December 18, 2012

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A Filipino family. Filipinos have the highest employment rate of any group measured in Canada, and are now the largest group of new immigrants in Canada (Henry Lopez)

A Statistics Canada report released last week shows that Canadian immigrants continuing to experience lower employment rates than the general population, with the gap growing since the 2008 financial crisis. Continue reading