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The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants' Literacy Skills

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August 1, 2017
The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants' Literacy Skills

Ottawa should strengthen the screening process to improve the literacy skills of immigrants, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants’ Literacy Skills, author Parisa Mahboubi argues that Canada needs to improve selection policies for immigration screening, either by giving more weight to language proficiency or by making language testing more rigorous, or a combination thereof. 

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Parisa Mahboubi , Senior Policy Analyst
Parisa Mahboubi

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