Immigrants more likely to start a business and create jobs than those born in Canada




Immigrants more likely to start a business and create jobs than those born in Canada

A recent article published in the online newsletter CIC News, highlights a new study by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) which shows that "Newcomers to Canada are more likely to start a business that grows more quickly and creates more net jobs per enterprise than the Canadian-born population". 

The report says "the entrepreneurial rate among newcomers is more than double the rate for people born in Canada". And that immigrants are "expected to account for up to 80 per cent of Canada’s population growth by 2032".  

The full article can be read here


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