Immigration matters in business

October 7, 2019

Immigrant business owners are active in all sectors of our economy such as construction, professional services, health care and retail trade.

  • There are more than 47,000 immigrants in senior management roles across the country, including:o
    • ver 15,000 in finance, communications and business services sectors
    • 12,000 in trade, broadcasting and other services, and
    • more than 12,000 in construction, transportation, production and utilities
  • There are more than 600,000 self-employed immigrants across the country, and over 260,000 of them have paid employees.
Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada