Premika Ratnam

1995, 44:39 minutes, colour, English


Combining personal testimonials of immigrant professionals and interviews with spokespersons from regulating bodies and experts in the field of employment equity, the video provides a comprehensive examination of the processes of accreditation and licensing which hinders foreign trained professional from achieving full employment in their areas of expertise. The video documents how the refusal to recognize foreign degrees and the testing of proficiency in English are the main means for controlling the quotas of immigrants in professions, and how these obstacles are being surmounted by individuals and organizations in Canada.

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