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Foundations and Current Issues in IR/HR (IRE 2001)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 2001, with research papers and assignments.

Medical Professions - Recognition of Foreign Credentials - Reports and Other Resources

Fréchette, D., Hollenberg, D., Shrichand, A., Jacob, C. & Datta, I. (2013). What's Really Behind Canada's Unemployed Specialists: Too many, too few doctors? Findings from the Royal College's employment study 2013. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (61 p., PDF)

Canada. Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Fixing the Skills Gap: Addressing Existing Labour Shortages in High Demand Occupations: Report 9: Labour and Skills Shortages in Canada: Addressing Current and Future Challenges. Health shortages.

Elgersma, S. (2012). Recognition of the foreign qualifications of immigrants. Canada. Library of Parliament Background Paper. Publication No. 2004-29

Canadian Medical Association (2012 May 9). A Doctor for Every Canadian: Better Planning for Canada’s Health Human Resources: The Canadian Medical Association’s brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities: Addressing Existing Labour Shortages in High Demand Occupations. (7 p., PDF)

Schwartz, B. (2012). Admitted but excluded: Removing occupational barriers to entry for immigrants to Canada. Winnipeg, Man. : Frontier Centre for Public Policy. (215 p., PDF)

Government of Canada (2011). Strengthening Canada’s Economy – Government of Canada Progress Report 2011 on Foreign Credential Recognition.

Vogel, L. (2011). Foreign family medicine regulators wary of Canadian review. Canadian Medical Association.Journal, 183(1), E31-2.

Houle, R. & Yssaad, L. (2010). Recognition of newcomers’ foreign credentials and work experience. Perspectives on Labour and Income, 11 (9). Statistics Canada. Catalogue no. 75-001-X

Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Foreign Credentials Referral Office (2010). Research capsules: select expert research on foreign credential recognition in Canada. Ottawa : Citizenship and Immigration Canada. (45 p., PDF)

Zietsma, D. (2010). Immigrants working in regulated occupations. Perspectives on Labour and Income, 22(1), 51-59.

Boyd, M. & Schellenberg, B. (2007). Re-accreditation and the occupations of immigrant doctors and engineers. Statistics Canada. Canadian Social Trends, Statistics Canada.

Foreign credential recognition. Canadian Issues, Spring 2007. Includes Article: Dauphinee, W.D. Credential recognition in medicine: History, progress and lessons. 100-103.

Guo, S. & Andersson, P. (2005). Non/recognition of foreign credentials for immigrant professionals in Canada and Sweden: a comparative analysis. Edmonton, Alta. : Prairie Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Integration. (26 p., PDF)

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Medical Council of Canada