The Institute for Research on Public Policy hosts an event entitled “North American Integration: Migration, Trade and Security,” Ottawa, Ont., April 1, 2004.
In a session entitled “Skills Recognition: Integration of Migrants in the Receiving Society,” Susan Martin (Georgetown University) describes the consequences of immigration in a post-industrial society while Jeffery Reitz (University of Toronto) addresses the institutional context of immigration policy and skills recognition in Canada. The panel is introduced by Hugh Segal (president of the Institute for Research and Public Policy) and by the session chair, Bernard Shapiro (McGill University). Rosaline Firth (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) is the respondent. After the presentations, the panellists respond to questions from audience members.