BACKGROUNDER: NEWCOMER

It is not possible to get accurate, up-to-date labour market information about how newcomers are faring in the labour market in Peel and Halton – the Labour Force Survey data would not be reliable at that geography. However, there is no reason to believe that the experience of newcomers in Peel and Halton is much different from that of newcomers living elsewhere in the Toronto Metropolitan Area (CMA), and so we will profile data from the Toronto CMA to illustrate the labour market outcomes for newcomers.

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