Professional and trade qualifications

Resolution number
  1. Immigrants and refugees are coming to this country with qualifications and professional skills that are needed in Canada;
  2. Many newcomers have been denied access to their professions or trades because of inflexible accreditation bodies;
Therefore be it resolved

That the CCR call on the federal and provincial governments to ensure that there is a fair process whereby newcomers can gain recognition of the skills they acquired elsewhere and have:

  1. access to training to meet Canadian standards;
  2. a right of appeal from denial of such recognition or access.
Working Group
Immigration and Settlement