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Universities want Quebec to make it easier to hire foreign, high skilled talent

February 9, 2015

MONTREAL (CP) — Quebec universities say they’re having trouble recruiting foreign professors due to a French language requirement they say hinder their ability to attract high-skilled, international talent. Several professors and recruiters at the province’s two major English-language universities said that Quebec’s complex, points-based immigration system puts them at a disadvantage compared to other Canadian and U.S. institutions. In 2013, the Parti Quebecois government of the day increased the French...

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