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Second-generation Canadian immigrants outearn their parents | Colin Singer

Thursday, March 29, 2018 @ 9:02 AM | By Colin Singer

Second-generation Canadian immigrants have higher income levels than their parents, according to a new study based on the 2016 census.

The conclusions drawn in the Association of Canadian Studies report supports the ideal of families moving to Canada in order to offer better opportunities for their children. The study focused on immigrants in the prime working age of between 35 and 44. It found that while first-generation immigrants underperform in terms of earnings, particularly those from visible minority groups, the second-generation group more than makes up...