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Experience: Canada and Immigrants

experience: This increase is partly due to the so-called Canadian Experience Class a centrepiece of the previous Conservative government's economic immigration reforms, which fast-tracks permanent residency for newcomers who already have work experience in Canada, according to CBC. There are more immigrants coming in through this class, said Statistics Canada senior analyst Scott McLeish. The median income of people who arrived in Canada in 2014 was 24,000 a year later, the highest on record for landed immigrants since 1981. They already have experience working in Canada in high skills occupations. Key highlights from latest release of 2016 census data Statistics Canada arrived at these numbers by looking at 2015 tax returns from immigrants. So they're starting from a different point than other immigrants. ( As reported in the news.