Immigration is crucial for Canada's economy, with immigrants significantly represented across key sectors. They comprise over 36% in accommodation and food services, nearly 38% in transportation, and over 34% in professional services.
In healthcare, immigrants are 23% of nurses and 36% of physicians, vital for an aging workforce. In business, 33% of owners with paid staff are immigrants, demonstrating their entrepreneurial impact.
Additionally, in science and technology, 34% of the research and development workforce are immigrants. These numbers highlight the vital role of immigrants in Canada's labor market.