Labour market shortfall shouldn’t fall on the backs of international students
It is a mistake to put immigrants to work while they remain students. They need to complete their studies in order to gain durable entry into the Canadian labour market.
The relaxing of work restrictions for international students may provide a short-term boost to a few sectors of the economy, but the cost of these increased hours is the increased attrition rate of students failing their academic program, writes Byron Lew. Unsplash photograph by Redd F