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How "Canadian experience required" may violate human rights

No job without experience, and no experience without a job.

 

It's a vicious circle many people encounter at some time in their working life - but for new immigrants, it's an especially difficult circle to escape. That's because some employers don't just want experience. They want Canadian experience. Now, the Ontario Human Rights Commission is calling that requirement a violation of human rights. The commission outlined its new policy this summer, and today, the chief commissioner, Barbara Hall, was in Ottawa to discuss it. She joined us to explain.

 

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