Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Agencies hurting efforts to recognize foreign credentials: Kenney

By NOOR JAVED. March 4, 2007

TORONTO (CP) - Government efforts to resolve the issue of foreign credentials recognition is being hindered by professional regulatory agencies, said Conservative MP Jason Kenney on Sunday.

The agencies are "keeping the doors shut" for new Canadians trying to find work in their chosen profession, Kenney said. "The myth of the PhD driving a taxi, or an engineer working at the corner store is all too true," Kenney told policy makers at a diversity conference in Toronto.

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