Prof. Reitz joined a research team to provide the answer: the new requirement helps, but racial minority immigrants continue to experience disadvantage. The analysis is based on a new analysis of data linking immigration records to income information in tax filings, and is published in Canadian Public Policy.
Read the full study in:
Rupa Banerjee, Feng Hou, Jeffrey G. Reitz & Tingting Zhang. 2021. “Evaluating foreign skills: effects of credential assessment on skilled immigrants’ labour market performance in Canada,” Canadian Public Policy / Analyse de politiques, 47, 3 (September), 358-372, https://doi.org/10.3138/cpp.2021-014.